By Alexandre Kojève, Leo Strauss, Michael S. Roth, Victor Gourevitch
Author note: Michael S. Roth (Editor), Victor Gourevitch (Editor)
On Tyranny is Leo Strauss’s vintage analyzing of Xenophon’s discussion Hiero, or Tyrannicus, during which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides speak about the benefits and downsides of workout tyranny. incorporated are a translation of the discussion from its unique Greek, a critique of Strauss’s statement via the French thinker Alexandre Kojève, and the entire correspondence among the two.
This revised and extended version introduces vital corrections all through and expands Strauss’s restatement of his place in gentle of Kojève’s remark to convey it into conformity with the textual content because it used to be initially released in France.