Publicising the Essentially Private: On Leo Strauss' Platonic Aristophanes

Sharpe, Matthew 2014, Publicising the Essentially Private: On Leo Strauss' Platonic Aristophanes, Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, vol. 18, no. 2, Fall, pp. 3-32.

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Title Publicising the Essentially Private: On Leo Strauss' Platonic Aristophanes
Author(s) Sharpe, MatthewORCID iD for Sharpe, Matthew orcid.org/0000-0002-8165-5775
Journal name Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy
Volume number 18
Issue number 2
Season Fall
Start page 3
End page 32
Total pages 30
Publisher Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy
Place of publication Ottawa, Ont.
Publication date 2014-09-12
ISSN 1917-9685
Keyword(s) Leo Strauss
comedy
Aristophanes
politics
Summary This paper is a reading of Strauss' work on Aristophanes, arguing that for him, the comic poet was an esoteric friend to philosophy, conceived (albeit in a manner that invites further reflection) as the attempt to understand nature, including human nature.
Language eng
Field of Research 220207 History and Philosophy of the Humanities
Socio Economic Objective 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30067170

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation
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