“Noble Lies”: Political Philosophy, Leo Strauss, and the War in Iraq

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Interesting article on political philosophy, the controversial concept of “noble lies,” and the war in Iraq…the possible real-world effects of academic theorizing on real-life political administrations! Read about Strauss’ detractors and defenders…are critics justified in seeing Leo Strauss’ imprint on the current administration and the Iraq war?

http://www.chicagoreader.com/features/stories/leostrauss/

More later…

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One Response

  1. Are you trying to say that GW Bush is in the pocket of the Neocons who put him in office to carry out the agenda of PNAC?

    Are you trying to say that Bush/Cheney lied us into the Iraq fiasco in order to carry out the PNAC agenda?

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