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A Comparison and Evaluation of Interpretation: Voegelin and Strauss on Thomas Hobbes

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This paper compares and then evaluates the interpretations of Thomas Hobbes given by Eric Voegelin and Leo Strauss respectively. The goal is to ascertain what each believes the true teaching of Hobbes to be, and what that teaching says about the nature of the modern project.

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Mhire, Jeremy. "A Comparison and Evaluation of Interpretation: Voegelin and Strauss on Thomas Hobbes" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Sheraton Boston & Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, Aug 28, 2002 <Not Available>. 2009-05-27 <http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p66658_index.html>

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Mhire, J. J. , 2002-08-28 "A Comparison and Evaluation of Interpretation: Voegelin and Strauss on Thomas Hobbes" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Sheraton Boston & Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts Online <.PDF>. 2009-05-27 from http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p66658_index.html

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Abstract: This paper compares and then evaluates the interpretations of Thomas Hobbes given by Eric Voegelin and Leo Strauss respectively. The goal is to ascertain what each believes the true teaching of Hobbes to be, and what that teaching says about the nature of the modern project.

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A Comparison and Evaluation of Interpretation: Voegelin and Strauss on Thomas Hobbes Jeremy J. Mhire Department of Political Science Louisiana State University Prepared for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association Boston Massachusetts -- August 2002 2 In the beginning of his essay on Thomas Hobbes in What is Political Philosophy Leo Strauss asks the rather salient question of why we as students of political philosophy in contemporary times should read Hobbes? 1 The simplicity
political society. The political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes for Strauss must be taken on its own terms; his teaching must be studied as if it were true simply and relevant for all times and societies. To understand modernity and the influence Hobbes had on it is to understand his arguments as he understood them himself. Only once one has done this can the audience to whom those arguments are directed be properly understood and the way in which this


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