Strauss and Schmitt Go to China

By John Médaille for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
http://www.frontporchrepublic.com/2010/12/strauss-and-schmitt-go-to-china/

“Faced with the poverty, incompetence, and weak tyranny that real, existing socialism had delivered, many Poles I knew had begun a similar intellectual journey. And today, it’s the turn of some young Chinese, who are witnessing not the collapse of Communism but its metamorphoses into a form of despotic state capitalism. Their response has been to learn Greek, Latin, and German.”

See, “Reading Strauss In Beijing: China’s Strange Taste in Western Philosophers”

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