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    Plato's Philosophers: The Coherence of the Dialogues.Catherine H. Zuckert - 2009 - University of Chicago Press.
    Introduction: Platonic dramatology -- The political and philosophical problems. Using pre-Socratic philosophy to support political reform: the Athenian stranger ; Plato's Parmenides: Parmenides' critique of Socrates and Plato's critique of Parmenides ; Becoming Socrates ; Socrates interrogates his contemporaries about the noble and good -- Paradigms of philosophy. Socrates' positive teaching ; Timaeus-Critias: completing or challenging Socratic political philosophy? ; Socratic practice -- The trial and death of Socrates. The limits of human intelligence ; The Eleatic challenge ; The trial (...)
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    Plato's Philosophers: The Coherence of the Dialogues.Catherine H. Zuckert - 2012 - University of Chicago Press.
    Faced with the difficult task of discerning Plato’s true ideas from the contradictory voices he used to express them, scholars have never fully made sense of the many incompatibilities within and between the dialogues. In the magisterial _Plato’s Philosophers_, Catherine Zuckert explains for the first time how these prose dramas cohere to reveal a comprehensive Platonic understanding of philosophy. To expose this coherence, Zuckert examines the dialogues not in their supposed order of composition but according to the dramatic order in (...)
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    Postmodern Platos: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Strauss, Derrida.Catherine H. Zuckert - 1996 - University of Chicago Press.
    Catherine Zuckert examines the work of five key philosophical figures from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries through the lens of their own decidedly postmodern readings of Plato. She argues that Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Strauss, and Derrida, convinced that modern rationalism had exhausted its possibilities, all turned to Plato in order to rediscover the original character of philosophy and to reconceive the Western tradition as a whole. Zuckert's artful juxtaposition of these seemingly disparate bodies of thought furnishes a synoptic view, not (...)
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    Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy.Michael P. Zuckert & Catherine H. Zuckert - 2014 - University of Chicago Press.
    Leo Strauss and his alleged political influence regarding the Iraq War have in recent years been the subject of significant media attention, including stories in the _Wall Street Journal _and _New York Times._ _Time_ magazine even called him “one of the most influential men in American politics.” With _The Truth about Leo Strauss_, Michael and Catherine Zuckert challenged the many claims and speculations about this notoriously complex thinker. Now, with _Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy_, they turn their (...)
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  5. Why Socrates and Thrasymachus Become Friends.Catherine Zuckert - 2010 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 43 (2):pp. 163-185.
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    The Truth About Leo Strauss: Political Philosophy and American Democracy.Catherine H. Zuckert & Michael P. Zuckert - 2008 - University of Chicago Press.
    Is Leo Strauss truly an intellectual forebear of neoconservatism and a powerful force in shaping Bush administration foreign policy? _The Truth about Leo Strauss_ puts this question to rest, revealing for the first time how the popular media came to perpetuate an oversimplified view of a complex and wide-ranging philosopher. In doing so, it corrects our perception of Strauss, providing the best general introduction available to the political thought of this misunderstood figure. Catherine and Michael Zuckert—both former students of Strauss—guide (...)
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  7. Postmodern Platos.Catherine H. Zuckert - 1997 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 187 (1):100-100.
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    Why Socrates and Thrasymachus Become Friends.Catherine Zuckert - 2010 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 43 (2):163-185.
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    Who’s a Philosopher? Who’s a Sophist? The Stranger V. Socrates.Catherine H. Zuckert - 2000 - Review of Metaphysics 54 (1):65 - 97.
    MANY READERS HAVE TAKEN THE ELEATIC STRANGER to represent a later stage of Plato’s philosophical development because the arguments or doctrines the Stranger presents in the Sophist appear to be better than those Socrates articulates in earlier dialogues. In particular, in the Sophist Plato shows the Stranger answering two questions Socrates proved unable to resolve in two of his conversations the day before. In the Theaetetus Socrates admitted that he had long been perplexed by the fact of false opinion; he (...)
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    The Truth About Leo Strauss: Political Philosophy and American Democracy.Catherine H. Zuckert & Michael P. Zuckert - 2006 - University of Chicago Press.
    Is Leo Strauss truly an intellectual forebear of neoconservatism and a powerful force in shaping Bush administration foreign policy? _The Truth about Leo Strauss_ puts this question to rest, revealing for the first time how the popular media came to perpetuate such an oversimplified view of such a complex and wide-ranging philosopher. More important, it corrects our perception of Strauss, providing the best general introduction available to the political thought of this misunderstood figure. Catherine and Michael Zuckert—both former students of (...)
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  11. Political Philosophy and History".Catherine Zuckert - 2013 - In Rafael Major (ed.), Leo Strauss's Defense of the Philosophic Life: Reading "What is Political Philosophy?". University of Chicago Press.
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    Hermeneutics in Practice: Gadamer on Ancient Philosophy.Catherine H. Zuckert - 2002 - In Robert J. Dostal (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Gadamer. Cambridge University Press. pp. 875--906.
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    Aristotelian Virtue Ethics and Modern Liberal Democracy.Catherine H. Zuckert - 2014 - Review of Metaphysics 68 (1):61-91.
    Virtue ethics now constitutes one of three major approaches to the study of ethics by Anglophone philosophers. Its proponents almost all recognize the source of their approach in Aristotle, but relatively few of them confront the problem that source poses for contemporary ethicists. According to Aristotle, ethikê belongs and is subordinate to politikê. But in the liberal democracies within which most Anglophone ethicists write, political authorities are not supposed to legislate morality; they are supposed merely to establish the conditions necessary (...)
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    Political Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Authors and Arguments.Catherine H. Zuckert (ed.) - 2011 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book demonstrates the rich diversity and depth of political philosophy in the twentieth century. Catherine H. Zuckert has compiled a collection of essays recounting the lives of political theorists, connecting each biography with the theorist's life work and explaining the significance of the contribution to modern political thought. The essays are organized to highlight the major political alternatives and approaches. Beginning with essays on John Dewey, Carl Schmitt and Antonio Gramsci, representing the three main political alternatives - liberal, fascist (...)
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    Nature, History and the Self: Friedrich Nietzsches Untimely Considerations.Catherine Zuckert - 1976 - Nietzsche Studien 5 (1):55.
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    Nietzsche's Rereading of Plato.Catherine Zuckert - 1985 - Political Theory 13 (2):213-238.
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    The Life Of Castruccio Castracani: Machiavelli As Literary Artist, Historian, Teacher And Philosopher.Catherine Zuckert - 2010 - History of Political Thought 31 (4):577-603.
    Most scholars have taken Machiavelli's Life of Castruccio Castracani to exemplify his understanding of the role of both fortune and virtue in acquiring political power. The problem with this straight-forward reading is that the good fortune and virtue Machiavelli attributes to Castruccio are largely products of Machiavelli's own imagination and consequent alterations of the historical record, which undercut Machiavelli's exaggerated praise of the petty tyrant. By contrasting the qualities and deeds for which Machiavelli praises Castruccio with what he or the (...)
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    Philosophy in Dialogue: Plato’s Many Devices. [REVIEW]Catherine H. Zuckert - 2010 - Ancient Philosophy 30 (1):176-180.
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    Socratic Philosophy and its Others.Michael Davis, Catherine H. Zuckert, Gwenda-lin Grewal, Mary P. Nichols, Denise Schaeffer, Christopher A. Colmo, David Corey, Matthew Dinan, Jacob Howland, Evanthia Speliotis, Ronna Burger & Christopher Dustin (eds.) - 2013 - Lexington Books.
    Engaging a broad range of Platonic dialogues, this collection of essays by distinguished scholars in political theory and philosophy explores the relation of Socratic philosophizing to those activities with which it is typically opposed—such as tyranny, sophistry, poetry, and rhetoric. The essays show that the harder one tries to disentangle Socrates’ own activity from that of its apparent opposite, the more entangled they become; yet, it is only by taking this entanglement seriously that the distinctive character of Socratic philosophy emerges. (...)
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  20. Leo Strauss, Education, and Political Thought.Shadia B. Drury, Jon Fennell, Tim McDonough, Heinrich Meier, Neil G. Robertson, Timothy L. Simpson, J. G. York, Catherine H. Zuckert & Michael Zuckert (eds.) - 2011 - Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
    This collection by some of the leading scholars of Strauss's work is the first devoted to Strauss's thought regarding education. It seeks to address his conception of education as it applies to a range of his most important concepts, such as his views on the importance of revelation, his critique of modern democracy and the importance of modern classical education.
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  21. 1. Front Matter Front Matter.Dave Tell, Alan G. Gross, Chris Kaposy, Catherine Zuckert & C. Jan Swearingen - 2010 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 43 (2).
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  22. "And In Its Wake We Followed": The Political Wisdom of Mark Twain.Catherine Zuckert & Michael Zuckert - 1972 - Interpretation 3 (1):59-93.
     
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  23. Machiavelli's Democratic Republic.Catherine Zuckert - 2014 - History of Political Thought 35 (2):262-294.
    Commentators on Machiavelli's Discourses have disagreed about whether he seeks to establish a new, more democratic form of republic, revive an imperial republic like Rome, or educate a new political elite, because they have not seen the logic that connects the three books. Machiavelli first argues that the internal liberty of Rome depended on arming her people. He then shows how a modern republic can avoid the destructive effects of Roman imperialism. Finally, he teaches his readers how to preserve a (...)
     
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    Machiavelli's Politics.Catherine H. Zuckert - 2017 - University of Chicago Press.
    Machiavelli is popularly known as a teacher of tyrants, a key proponent of the unscrupulous “Machiavellian” politics laid down in his landmark political treatise The Prince. Others cite the Discourses on Livy to argue that Machiavelli is actually a passionate advocate of republican politics who saw the need for occasional harsh measures to maintain political order. Which best characterizes the teachings of the prolific Italian philosopher? With Machiavelli’s Politics, Catherine H. Zuckert turns this question on its head with a major (...)
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  25. Not Even a God Can Save Us Now: Reading Machiavelli After Heidegger. [REVIEW]Catherine Zuckert - 2018 - Review of Metaphysics 72 (1).
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  26. Natural Right and the American Imagination: Political Philosophy in Novel Form.Catherine H. Zuckert - 1990 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    '...a remarkable book....Zuckert shows, subtly and persuasively, how the themes of American literature resonate with those of modern thought...Zuckert brings us to the point where philosophy and politics intersect. Few projects have such depth.'-AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW.
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  27. Practical Plato.Catherine H. Zuckert - 2009 - In Stephen G. Salkever (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Political Thought. Cambridge University Press.
  28. Plato's World: Man's Place in the Cosmos. [REVIEW]Catherine Zuckert - 1996 - Interpretation 23 (3):477-485.
     
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  29. Response to Walter Lammi.Catherine Zuckert - 1998 - Interpretation 25 (2):249-255.
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  30. Socrates Becoming Socrates - (L.) Lampert How Socrates Became Socrates. A Study of Plato's Phaedo, Parmenides, and Symposium. Pp. VI + 240. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2021. Cased, Us$45. Isbn: 978-0-226-74633-3. [REVIEW]Catherine Zuckert - 2022 - The Classical Review 72 (1):60-62.
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    Nature, History and the Self: Friedrich Nietzsches Untimely Considerations.Catherine Zuckert - 1976 - Nietzsche Studien 5:55-82.
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    Trump as a Machiavellian Prince? Reflections on Corruption and American Constitutionalism.Catherine Zuckert - 2018 - In Marc Benjamin Sable & Angel Jaramillo Torres (eds.), Trump and Political Philosophy: Patriotism, Cosmopolitanism, and Civic Virtue. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 73-87.
    For the last two years journalists have asked whether Donald Trump is a Machiavellian “prince.” But a truly “Machiavellian” prince would never be suspected as such. He would follow Machiavelli’s advice always to appear to be merciful, faithful, humane, honest, and religious. Trump does not manifest any of these qualities. To prevent him from enacting dangerous policies, Machiavelli would advise us to rely on the checks and balances established by our constitution. Some critics have argued that the constitutional checks are (...)
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    Socrates and Timaeus: Two Platonic Paradigms of Philosophy.Catherine Zuckert - 2011 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 15 (2):331-360.
    Plato’s Timaeus is usually taken to be a sequel to the Republic which shows the cosmological basis of Plato’s politics. In this article I challenge the traditional understanding by arguing that neither Critias’s nor Timaeus’s speech performs the assigned function. The contrast between Timaeus’s monologue and the silently listening Socrates dramatizes the philosophical differences between investigations of “the human things,” like those conducted by Socrates, and attempts to demonstrate the intelligible, mathematically calculable order of the sensible natural world, like that (...)
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    Socrates and Timaeus: Two Platonic Paradigms of Philosophy.Catherine Zuckert - 2011 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 15 (2):331-360.
    Plato’s Timaeus is usually taken to be a sequel to the Republic which shows the cosmological basis of Plato’s politics. In this article I challenge the traditional understanding by arguing that neither Critias’s nor Timaeus’s speech performs the assigned function. The contrast between Timaeus’s monologue and the silently listening Socrates dramatizes the philosophical differences between investigations of “the human things,” like those conducted by Socrates, and attempts to demonstrate the intelligible, mathematically calculable order of the sensible natural world, like that (...)
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    Review of Alan Kim, Plato in Germany: Kant -- Natorp -- Heidegger[REVIEW]Catherine H. Zuckert - 2010 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (8).
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    Plato’s Parmenides.Catherine Zuckert - 1998 - Review of Metaphysics 52 (2):435-436.
    The “revised edition” of the book Allen first published with the University of Minnesota Press in 1983 makes a number of slight changes to the original. In the Preface Allen says that he corrected some typographical errors in the translation of the dialogue and in the 200-plus-page “analysis” now called a “comment.” He or his new editors also added and subtracted a few of the subheadings in the comment, to which he has added two pages on the anachronistic character of (...)
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    Platos’ Republic: The Limits of Politics.Catherine H. Zuckert - 2017 - Philosophical Readings 9 (1):1-5.
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  38. Aristotle on Limits and Satisfactions of Political Life.Catherine Zuckert - 1983 - Interpretation 11 (2):185-206.
     
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    Martin Heidegger.Catherine H. Zuckert - 1990 - Political Theory 18 (1):51-79.
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    Books in Review.Catherine Zuckert - 1996 - Political Theory 24 (1):132-138.
  41. Understanding the Political Spirit Philosophical Investigations From Socrates to Nietzche.Catherine H. Zuckert - 1988
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    The Straussian Approach.Catherine Zuckert - 2011 - In George Klosko (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 24.
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    Platonic Transformations: With and After Hegel, Heidegger, and Levinas.Catherine Zuckert - 2001 - International Studies in Philosophy 33 (2):152-153.
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    Review of Catalin Partenie, Tom Rockmore (Eds.), Heidegger and Plato: Toward Dialogue[REVIEW]Catherine Zuckert - 2006 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 (2).
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    The Stranger's Political Science V. Socrate's Political Art.Catherine Zuckert - 2005 - Plato Journal 5.
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    Plato's Parmenides: A Dramatic Reading.Catherine H. Zuckert - 1998 - Review of Metaphysics 51 (4):875 - 906.
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    American Women and Democratic Morals: "The Bostonians".Catherine H. Zuckert - 1976 - Feminist Studies 3 (3/4):30.
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    Books in Review.Catherine H. Zuckert - 1985 - Political Theory 13 (4):617-619.
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    Platonic Transformations: With and After Hegel, Heidegger, and Levinas. [REVIEW]Catherine Zuckert - 2001 - International Studies in Philosophy 33 (2):152-153.
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    III. Nietzsche's Rereading of Plato.Catherine Zuckert - 1985 - Political Theory 13 (2):213-238.
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