Persecution and the Art of Writing

University of Chicago Press (1952)
The essays collected in Persecution and the Art of Writing all deal with one problem--the relation between philosophy and politics. Here, Strauss sets forth the thesis that many philosophers, especially political philosophers, have reacted to the threat of persecution by disguising their most controversial and heterodox ideas.
Keywords Judaism and philosophy  Philosophy, Jewish  Philosophy, Medieval  Philosophy and religion  Persecution
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Call number B755.S79 1988
ISBN(s) 9780226777115   0029320305   0226777111  
DOI 10.1086/290887
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John Horton (2011). Self-Censorship. Res Publica 17 (1):91-106.
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