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review Persecution and Art of Writing ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ç ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☉ Persecution and Art of Writing Author Leo Strauss – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk The essays collected in Persecution and the Art of Writing all deal with one problem—the relation between philosophy and politics Here N philosophy and politics Here Strauss sets forth Persecution and eBook #203 the thesis that many philosophers especially. My understanding of this book goes something like this philosophy uestions and it is therefore a threat to any established order; therefore philosophers are incentivized to clothe their philosophy in status uo language while expressing between the lines their true ideas Our job as readers is to read between the lines when reading philosophy and perhaps broadlyThis actually makes reading still fun as it's difficult to not almost immediately begin reading against every text's explicit meaning In fact this is what I immediately began to do when reading Symposium at a book club last month I suspect the easiest way to see this idea in action is to visit any X Did Nothing Wrong subredditThe danger of this philosophy is that also encourages readers to disregard any explicitly stated message and instead interpret a contrary message hidden between the linesThough not a danger I'll admit that I began to worry that I was missing the Straussian message in this work Because I have almost no familiarity with the Medieval texts Strauss discusses in many of these essays it seems safe to conclude my worries were correct Who knows

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Persecution and Art of WritingPolitical philosophers have reacted to the threat of persecution by disguising their most controversial and heterodox idea. While not Strauss' most controversial work this is probably his most misunderstood and dismissed work In Persecution and the Art of Writing Strauss states his belief that great philosophers have offered both an exoteric or salutary teaching and an esoteric or true teaching which has been concealed from the general reader For maintaining this distinction Strauss is often accused of having written esoterically himself which strikes me as incorrect if no other reason than that Strauss did not consider himself a philosopher