Platón en la relación intelectual de Eric Voegelin y Leo Strauss


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This essay examines the relationship between Eric Voegelin and Leo Strauss in order to show the central themes necessary to elucidate their philosophical positions. The essay reveals the centrality of the figure of Plato as a point of departure to understand the agreement and the disagreement concerning fundamental questions (such as the way of reading ancient texts, the importance of the historical perspective or the importance of the study of the past in order to orient the modern science) which revolves around the issue of the relation between revelation and philosophy. The work concludes with an identification of the common core of both thinkers that allows us to understand their differences (homogeneity or heterogeneity of reality and the human) and, moreover, identifies both perspectives with a «foundational» (Voegelin) or «negative» (Strauss) interpretation of Plato’s thought
Keywords Strauss  Strauss.  Filosofia Política  History of Philosophy  Platón  Historia de la Filosofia  Plato  Voegelin  Filosofía y Revelación  Voegelin.  Polilical Philosophy  Philosophy and Revelation
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DOI 10.5209/rev_ASHF.2011.v28.36289
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