Locke, Two Treatises of Government & Essays on the Law of Nature, winter 1958

John Locke, Two Treatises of Government & Essays on the Law of Nature, winter 1958

1958

"Seminar in Political Philosophy: Locke’s Civil Government" was offered in winter 1958 and has 16 sessions, for which there are no existing audiofiles. The texts considered were Two Treatises of Government and Essays on the Law of Nature. 

Hobbes's Leviathan (notes), autumn 1953

Notes on Hobbes's Leviathan, autumn 1953

1953

These notes on "Seminar in Political Philosophy: Hobbes Leviathan," offered in autumn 1953, were taken by a student whose name is unknown.

Historicism & Modern Relativism, winter 1956

Historicism & Modern Relativism, winter 1956

1956

"Seminar in Political Philosophy: Historicism and Modern Relativism" was offered in winter quarter 1956 and has 10 sessions. No audiotapes have survived. In this course Strauss discusses Collingwood's The Idea of History, Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil, Zarathustra, and Use and Abuse of History, as well as the thought of  Hobbes, Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Kant, and Descartes.

Hegel, Philosophy of History, autumn 1958

Hegel, Philosophy of History, autumn 1958

1958

"Seminar in Political Philosophy: Hegel’s The Philosophy of History," was taught in autumn quarter 1958. It has 12 sessions. No audiofiles have survived.

Grotius, On the Law of War and Peace, autumn 1964

Grotius, On the Law of War and Peace, autumn 1964.

1964

The "Seminar in Political Philosophy: Grotius's On the Law of War and Peace," was taught in autumn quarter 1964. It has 14 sessions. No audiofiles have survived.

Basic Principles of Classical Political Philosophy, autumn 1961

Basic Principles of Classical Political Philosophy, autumn 1961

1961

"Basic Principles of Classical Political Philosophy: Aristotle’s Politics" was offered in autumn quarter 1961. It has 16 sessions. No audiofiles have survived.

 

 

Aristotle, Politics, autumn 1967

Aristotle, Politics, autumn 1967

1967

Aristotle's Politics, taught in autumn quarter 1967 has 16 sessions. No audio record survived.

Aristotle's Politics (notes), spring 1956

Notes on Aristotle's Politics, spring 1956 

1956

These notes on "Seminar: Reading of Aristotle’s Politics," offered in spring quarter 1956, were taken by an anonymous student.

Introduction to Political Philosophy, winter 1965

Introduction to Political Philosophy, winter 1965

1965

"Introduction to Political Philosophy" has sixteen sessions with audio files for nine sessions.

The audiofiles correspond to the sessions as follows: Audio 1/session 1 (January 6); audio 2/session 2 (Jan. 11); audio 3/session 3 (Jan. 13); audio 4/session 4 (Jan. 18); audio 5/session 5 (Jan. 20); audio 6/session 7, Jan. 27); audio 7/session 8, Feb 1; audio 8/session 9 (Feb. 3); audio 9/session 10 (n. d.).

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