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United States, 1944
Plato translator and political philosopher

Thomas L. Pangle

Thomas L. Pangle is a political philosopher. He has been Joe. R. Long Professor in Democratic Studies at the University of Texas since 2004. Before, he worked at Yale until 1976 and at the University of Toronto. Pangle translated works of Plato and is the author of works such as The Spirit of Modern Republicanism (1988), The Learning of Liberty (1993), Leo Strauss: An Introduction to His Thought and Intellectual Legacy (2006) and The Theological Basis of Liberal Modernity in Montesquieu’s ‘Spirit of the Laws’ (2010).

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Journal Nexus

Nexus 50. Europees humanisme in fragmenten

Grammatica van een ongesproken taal
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 40

Europa realiseren
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 37

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 36

Vrijheid en tirannie

Speaker at



Nexus Conference 2004

Europe: A Beautiful Idea?

4 december 2004 9.00 - 18.10 Van Nelle Ontwerpfabriek, Rotterdam


Freedom and Democracy

Civilization and Power

19 November 2004 9.00 - 20.00 Library of Congress, Washington