Leo Strauss Quotes

One evades discussion of serious issues by the simple device of passing them off as value problems, whereas, to say the least, many of these conflicts arose out of man’s very agreement regarding values.

 
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Leo Strauss
Leo Strauss
  • Born: September 20, 1899
  • Died: October 18, 1973
  • Nationality: German
  • Profession: Philosopher

Leo Strauss was a German-American political philosopher and classicist who specialized in classical political philosophy. He was born in Germany to Jewish parents and later emigrated from Germany to the United States. He spent much of his career as a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, where he taught several generations of students and published fifteen books.