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By Harry V. Jaffa

“Leo Strauss (1899-1973) used to be the best brain in political philosophy within the 20th century, and doubtless in different centuries in addition. That, i'm good acutely aware, is a judgment I percentage with only a few, if any.” So writes Harry V. Jaffa in his epilogue to this quantity. together with an intensive unpublished essay entitled “Straussian Geography: A Memoir and Commentary,” trouble of the Strauss Divided brings jointly a set of Jaffa’s released arguments protecting and explaining that judgment, written in the course of the forty years in view that Strauss’s dying. the amount contains arguments of these who've disagreed with Jaffa approximately Strauss's instructing and concerning the nature of political philosophy. those vast ranging exchanges discover some of the nice issues of political philosophy and, particularly, the consequences of Strauss's considering for the US and smooth civilization.

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Dazu Krömmelbein 2007, Christensen 2007, Roller 2006, Lippl 2008 und Fetchenhauer/Fischer 2007. Ein anderes Beispiel für die beachtlichen materiellen Unterschiede westlicher Wohlfahrtsstaaten ist die Durchschnittshöhe der Arbeitslosenversicherung. Sie variiert von 70% und mehr (D, DK) über ca 35% (E) bis zu weniger als 25% (GB); s. Kommission der EU 2000: 21. Dettling, Becker (2009) liefern eine breite Sammlung von weiteren Indikatoren. Noch weitergehende Überlegungen betrachten die Unterschiede in der Lebenszufriedenheit bzw.

2005: Sozialpolitik. Historische Entwicklung und internationaler Vergleich. Wiesbaden (3. ). /Bazant U. ) 2008: Europäische Wohlfahrtssysteme. Ein Handbuch. Wiesbaden. ): EUROATLAS. Soziale Sicherheit im Vergleich (div. Ausgaben). Eurostat 2007: Sozialschutz in der Europäischen Union. Statistik kurz gefasst Nr. 99. Luxemburg. Eurostat Online Statistiken. ): Bericht der Kommission: Die Soziale Sicherheit in Europa. Brüssel (div. Ausgaben). MISSOC Online Tabellen und MISSOC Online Datenbank. 1 Aktuelle Epochenwechsel in Westeuropa: Krise, Reform und Kontinuität Neokonservative Wende und die Abkehr vom Wohlfahrtsstaat Spätestens seit den 80er Jahren sind die westeuropäischen Wohlfahrtsstaaten durch gravierende politische, ökonomische und soziale Wandlungsprozesse unter Druck geraten.

Der Bearbeitung der Risiken des modernen Kapitalismus immer noch einige markante Unterschiede auf. Zudem ist die Wohlfahrts-Semantik (vgl. dazu auch Lessenich 2003) ein politisches und ideologisches Kampfgebiet, was die Schwierigkeit im wissenschaftlichen Umgang mit dem Phänomen verstärkt. B. der Ausdruck Wohlfahrtsstaat eher negativ besetzt. Als „Wohlfahrtsstaat“ oder gar „Versorgungsstaat“ gilt hierzulande oft ein übermächtig gewordenes Staatswesen, das gesellschaftliche Freiräume zugunsten einer umfassenden Betreuung seiner Bürger von der Wiege bis zur Bahre einschränkt.

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