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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Glosses on Strauss’ ‘Persecution and the Art of Writing’

Leo Strauss is a very funny man. His 1941 essay, “Persecution and the Art of Writing,” a mostly misunderstood work, begins with a small joke, an epigraph from History of the Rise and Influence of the Spirit of Rationalism in … Continue reading

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