عنوان مقاله [English]
In this research, the relation between political philosophy and power in political thought of Leo Strauss and Michel Foucault has been discussed. To Nietzsche and his different definition of power, this concept had close relationship with centralization and political rulership, so that political philosophy as a seeking to reach the truth, its relation to power was defined as a reply to justify the rulership of minority ruler over majority rulerd. But by Nietzsche and designing the controversy like the will to power, It considered expansionary and spread . Too the research emphasizes the relation between political philosophy and power in two ways:The first is Strauss approach to both of mentioned concepts, that on the basis of definition of political philosophy as a seeking substitute the knowledge in relation to political affairs (like power) in stead of guess about them, consider the power as a object of political philosophy.