September 20, 1899|
Kirchhain, Prussia, Germany
October 18, 1973 (aged 74)|
Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Hamburg|
Leo Strauss (September 20, 1899 - October 18, 1973) was a German-American political philosopher and classicist who became an expert on political philosophy. He was born in Germany to Jewish parents and later went to the United States. He spent most of his time as a teacher of political science at the University of Chicago, where he taught students and put into print 15 books.
References[change | change source]
- The Leo Strauss Center website bio section
- Political Philosopher and Jewish Thinker, p. 3
- Nicholas Xenos, "Leo Strauss and the Rhetoric of the War on Terror," Logosjournal.com
- On Tyranny, p. 143