Liberalism Ancient and Modern (Agora Paperback Editions)
- Publish Date: 1989-03-04
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Leo Strauss
Liberal democratic thought in the twentieth century is composed of two strands: the classical, which emphasizes human excellence, and the modern, which emphasizes individual freedom and social equality. In this collection of essays, Strauss examines the ambiguous relationship between these tendencies, seeking to illuminate the democratic discourse.