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On Tyranny and the Global Legal Order
Language: en
Authors: Aoife O'Donoghue
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-07 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Since classical antiquity debates about tyranny, tyrannicide and preventing tyranny's re-emergence have permeated governance discourse. Yet within the literature on the global legal order, tyranny is missing. This book creates a taxonomy of tyranny and poses the question: could the global legal order be tyrannical? This taxonomy examines the benefits
On Tyranny
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Timothy Snyder
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-28 - Publisher: Crown

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “bracing” (Vox) guide for surviving and resisting America’s turn towards authoritarianism, from “a rising public intellectual unafraid to make bold connections between past and present” (The New York Times) “Timothy Snyder reasons with unparalleled clarity, throwing the past and future into sharp relief.
Leo Strauss and the Crisis of Rationalism
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Corine Pelluchon
Categories: PHILOSOPHY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Examines the German and Jewish sources of Strauss’s thought and the extent to which his philosophy can shed light on the crisis of liberal democracy. How can Leo Strauss’s critique of modernity and his return to tradition, especially Maimonides, help us to save democracy from its inner dangers? In this
Leo Strauss on Hegel
Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Leo Strauss
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-05 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In the winter of 1965, Leo Strauss taught a seminar on Hegel at the University of Chicago. While Strauss neither considered himself a Hegelian nor wrote about Hegel at any length, his writings contain intriguing references to the philosopher, particularly in connection with his studies of Hobbes, in his debate
Tyranny's Ally
Language: en
Pages: 167
Authors: David Wurmser
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: American Enterprise Institute

This book argues that current policy, even if invigorated by more aggressive military efforts, will not bring the United States victory over Saddam and his regime.