Well, I've Never Cited Leo Strauss in an Argument. But You Know What the Argument Is About. So Here Goes.By Martin PeretzJanuary 5, 2010Add to PocketSubscribeAnd maybe you don't know. It's about justice and punishment. Or, more aptly, about the self-preservation of society and commutative justice. The argument comes from Leo Strauss, Natural Right and History, pp. 160-161. This is an invitation to a debate.