Philosophical Readings IX.1 (2017) is out!

Philosophical Readings IX.1 (2017) is out! It’s a special issue on The Wisdom of the Ancients. The German-Jewish Revaluation of Ancient Philosophy edited by Anna Romani and Fabio Fossa.

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ARTICLES

Platos’ Republic: The Limits of Politics

Catherine H. Zuckert ………………………………………………………………………………………………1

A Lesson in Politics: Some Remarks on Leo Strauss’ Socrates and Aristophanes

Marco Menon …………………………………………………………………………………………………………6

Plato, Arendt and the Conditions of Politics

Luca Timponelli……………………………………………………………………………………………………..12

Leo Strauss on Returning: Some Methodological Aspects

Philipp von Wussow……………………………………………………………………………………………….18

Back to the Roots. The Correspondence Between Leo Strauss and Jacob Klein

David Janssens……………………………………………………………………………………………………..25

Repetition of Antiquity at the Peak of Modernity as Phenomenological Problem

Iacopo Chiaravalli………………………………………………………………………………………………..31

Progress as a Problem:

Strauss and Löwith in Dialogue between Antiquity and Modernity

Anna Romani ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..37

Naturalness and Historicity:

Strauss and Klein on the Quarrel between the Ancients and the Moderns

Danilo Manca……………………………………………………………………………………………………….44

Löwith’s Nietzschean Return to the Ancient Conception of Nature

Eduardo Zazo Jiménez ………………………………………………………………………………………….50

Ancient Wisdom and the Modern Temper. On the Role of Greek Philosophy and the

Jewish Tradition in Hans Jonas’s Philosophical Anthropology

Fabio Fossa …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..55

Hans Jonas’ Work on Gnosticism as Counterhistory

Elad Lapidot ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….61

The Law and the Philosopher. On Leo Strauss’ “The Law of Reason in the Kuzari

Ferdinand Deanini …………………………………………………………………………………………………69