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Volume 42, Issue 1 - Fall 2015

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Socrates’s Spirited Defense of Knowledge: Continence, Incontinence, and Human Action in Book VII of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
by Stephen A. Block and Patrick Cain
Reputation and Virtue: The Rhetorical Achievement of Socrates in Xenophon’s Apology
by Kazutaka Kondo
On "The Literary Character of the Guide for the Perplexed": Aporia and Euporia
by Michael Millerman
The Spirit of the Age: J. S. Mill's Radical Manifesto
by Quentin Taylor
Thucydides and the Pursuit of Freedom by Mary P. Nichols
reviewed by Joseph Alulis
Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing by Arthur M. Melzer
reviewed by Jeffrey A. Bernstein
Leo Strauss: On the Borders of Judaism, Philosophy, and History by Jeffrey Bernstein; Leo Strauss on Maimonides: The Complete Writings,
edited by Kenneth Hart Green; Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides by Kenneth Hart Green
reviewed by Steven Frankel
Redeeming the Prince: The Meaning of Machiavelli's Masterpiece by Maurizio Viroli
reviewed by Gregory A. McBrayer
Leo Strauss's Defense of the Philosophic Life: Reading "What Is Political Philosophy?," edited by Rafael Major
reviewed by Susan McWilliams
A Philosophical Enquiry into the Sublime and Beautiful, edited by Paul Guyer
reviewed by Frank N. Pagano
In Search of Humanity: Essays in Honor of Clifford Orwin, edited by Andrea Radasanu
reviewed by David Lewis Schaefer
Democracy in Decline: Steps in the Wrong Direction by James Allan
reviewed by Thomas E. Schneider
Sovereignty: The Origin and Future of a Political and Legal Concept by Dieter Grimm
reviewed by Stephen Sims