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Spinoza's Critique of Religion.

Leo Strauss.

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ISBN 10: 080520704X / ISBN 13: 9780805207040
Published by Schocken Books, New York, NY, 1982
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First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very light use; light wear to extremities; faint crease at backstrip; mild rubbing to sheen of wrapper covers; binding square and secure; text clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 351pp. Includes a 31 page "Preface to the English Translation" by the author. Trade Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 40245

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Leo Strauss articulates the conflict between reason and revelation as he explores Spinoza's scientific, comparative, and textual treatment of the Bible. Strauss compares Spinoza's Theologico-political Treatise and the Epistles, showing their relation to critical controversy on religion from Epicurus and Lucretius through Uriel da Costa and Isaac Peyrere to Thomas Hobbes. Strauss's autobiographical Preface, traces his dilemmas as a young liberal intellectual in Germany during the Weimar Republic, as a scholar in exile, and as a leader of American philosophical thought". [For] those interested in Strauss the political philosopher, and also those who doubt whether we have achieved the 'final solution' in respect to either the character of political science or the problem of the relation of religion to the state". -Journal of Politics "A substantial contribution to the thinking of all those interested in the ageless problems of faith, revelation, and reason". -Kirkus ReviewsLeo Strauss (1899-1973) was the Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of political science at the University of Chicago. His contributions to political science include The Political Philosophy of Hobbes, The City and the Man, What is Political Philosophy, and Liberalism Ancient and Modern.
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Title: Spinoza's Critique of Religion.

Publisher: Schocken Books, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Paperback

Edition: First Ed thus; First Printing indicated.

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