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How To Be a Straussian

From the February 2023 Print Edition

If you ever find yourself wondering how widespread a given philosopher’s influence has been, here is a simple test: Make a label out of his or her last name, and use it to identify yourself at a cocktail party (“I’m a Quinean”). Has your interlocutor even heard the term before? Of American . . . . Continue Reading »