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    Levinas and the Question of Friendship.Alan Udoff - 2005 - Levinas Studies 1:139-156.
    We take our bearings from Francesco Negri — Although many persons attribute the origin of letter writing to various causes, I however believe that one to be closer to the truth that we have received, handed down by memory, from the ancient stories of Turpilius: namely, that the letter was invented for no other purpose than that we should make absent friends once more present [absentes amicos presentes redderemus] and that by regarding [intuentes] their letters we mightfor a time restore (...)
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  2. Leo Strauss's Thought: Toward a Critical Engagement.Alan Udoff (ed.) - 1991 - L. Rienner Publishers.
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    On the Question of the History of Philosophy.Alan Udoff - 2008 - Idealistic Studies 38 (1-2):137-146.
    It is not at once evident what is meant by “the question of the history of philosophy.” This essay sets forth a way of looking at that question by locating it on the path taken by Nietzsche’s consideration of the question of the philosophy of history.
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    The Rebirth of Classical Political Rationalism. Essays and Lectures.Alan Udoff - 1990 - Review of Metaphysics 43 (3):648-650.
    The work in review assembles ten essays and lectures by Leo Strauss under three broad headings: "The Spiritual Crisis of Modern Rationalism," "Classical Political Rationalism," and "The Dialogue between Reason and Revelation." Each section includes new and previously published texts: Part One: "Social Science and Humanism," "Relativism," and "An Introduction to Heideggerian Existentialism"; Part Two: "On Classical Political Philosophy," "Exoteric Teaching," "Thucydides: The Meaning of Political History," "The Problem of Socrates: Five Lectures"; Part Three: "On the Euthyphron," "How to Begin (...)
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    Levinas and the Question of Cardiology.Alan Udoff - 2013 - Levinas Studies 8 (1):115-127.
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    On Leo Strauss and the Question of the Theologico-Political.Alan Udoff - 2014 - Idealistic Studies 44 (2-3):225-234.
    The conventional ways in which the reading of Strauss is conducted too often employ simplistic stratagems in the effort to reveal what is hidden, and thereby miss their mark. A case in point is the privileging of the center of a text, where the center is understood arithmetically. The essay that follows takes up the question of the adequacy of this understanding.
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  7. The Companionship of Books: Essays in Honor of Laurence Berns.Alan Udoff, Martin David Yaffe & Sharon Jo Portnoff (eds.) - 2011 - Lexington Books.
    This volume is a collection of essays by various contributors in honor of the late Laurence Berns, Richard Hammond Elliot Tutor Emeritus at St. John's College, Annapolis. The essays address the literary, political, theological, and philosophical themes of his life's work as a scholar, teacher, and constant companion of the "great books.".
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    Vladimir Jankélévitch and the Question of Forgiveness.Alan Udoff (ed.) - 2013 - Lexington Books.
    Based on the proceedings of an international conference, Vladimir Jankelevitch and the Question of Forgiveness comprises the first book-length expository and critical reading of Jankelevitch’s masterwork: Le Pardon.
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