Nietzsche, spring 1959

Nietzsche, spring 1959

1959

No audiofiles remain.

Nietzsche, winter 1967

Nietzsche, winter 1967

1967

This course has 17 sessions. No audiofiles remain.

Political Philosophy of Thucydides, winter 1962

Political Philosophy of Thucydides, winter 1962

1962

"Seminar in Political Philosophy: Thucydides," offered in winter quarter 1962, has 17 sessions. No audiofiles have survived.

Plato, Gorgias, winter 1957

Plato, Gorgias, winter 1957

1957

"Plato’s Political Philosophy and Its Metaphysical Foundations: Gorgias" was offered in winter quarter 1957 and has 15 sessions. No audio record survived.

What Is Political Philosophy? (December 1954 and January 1955)

What Is Political Philosophy? (December 1954 and January 1955)

1954

This two-part lecture series was given by Leo Strauss at Hebrew University, with the first lecture given in December 1954 and the second in January 1955.

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Jerusalem and Athens, 1950

Jerusalem and Athens (Oct 25, 1950 and Nov 8, 1950)

1950

These are the first and third lectures in a series of three on the topic "Jerusalem and Athens," delivered at the Hillel Foundation at the University of Chicago on October 25, 1950 and November 8, 1950.

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Religion and the Commonweal (January 1963)

Religion and the Commonweal (January 1963)

1963

Leo Strauss gave this lecture on "Religion and the Commonweal" at the Hillel Foundation on January 27, 1963.

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Why We Remain Jews: Can Jewish Faith and History Still Speak to Us? (February 1962)

Why We Remain Jews: Can Jewish Faith and History Still Speak to Us?  (February 1962)

1962

This is a lecture given by Leo Strauss on the topic "Why We Remain Jews" on February 4, 1962, which was part of a series at the Hillel Foundation at the University of Chicago. This lecture and the discussion period following were published in two collections of Leo Strauss: "Leo Strauss: Political Philosopher and Jewish Thinker," ed. Kenneth L. Deutsch and Walter Nicgorski (Lanham–London, Rowman and Littlefield, 1994); and "Jewish Philosophy and the Crisis of Modernity: Essays and Lectures in Modern Jewish Thought," ed.

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Progress or Return? (November 1952)

Progress or Return? (November 1952)

1952

A lecture, the first of three on the topic "Progress or Return?," given by Leo Strauss at the Hillel Foundation at the University of Chicago on November 5, 1952. Transcripts of the three “Progress or Return?” lectures have been published in "Jewish Philosophy and the Crisis of Modernity: Essays and Lectures in Modern Jewish Thought," ed. Kenneth Hart Green (Albany, New York: SUNY Press, 1997). A transcript of the discussion session after the lecture on November 19 will be published online by the Leo Strauss Center.

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