May 7, 2003 6:45 PM Subscribe
Many members of the Bush administration have strong ties
to philosopher Leo Strauss. Can this representation of his views
be accurate? ... Strauss believed that he alone had recovered the true, hidden message contained in the "Great Tradition" of philosophy ... that there are no gods, that morality is ungrounded prejudice, and that society is not grounded in nature.
(This Times profile
doesn't make him sound as creepy, but is vague about his actual ideas.)
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