Steven Smith interviewed for 3:A.M. Magazine

Steven Smith
May 9, 2014

Steven B. Smith of Yale University is interviewed by Richard Marshall for 3:A.M. Magazine in this article entitled An East Coast Straussian On Political Philosophy.

From the article…

Steven B. Smith is the political philosopher who would never call himself a philosopher but who is always brooding on the great political philosophers of the past, on why political philosophy is the oldest branch of philosophy, on why it is important, on why there are no mediocre philosophers, on the question of what makes the best regime as a fundamental question, on parochialism, Tocqueville, on the distortion of Leo Strauss’s legacy, on Strauss and Dewey, on Strauss and Maimonides, on whether Strauss was right or leftwing, and on being an East Coast Straussian. This one has a spry engine…

(Apologies.  The link to the interview is no longer active.)