Well, I've Never Cited Leo Strauss in an Argument. But You Know What the Argument Is About. So Here Goes.

by Martin Peretz | January 5, 2010

And maybe you don't know. It's about justice and punishment. Or, more aptly, about the self-preservation of society and commutative justice.

The argument comes from Leo Strauss, Natural Right and History, pp. 160-161. 

This is an invitation to a debate.

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