Homer and Political Philosophy

By |2019-05-17T23:06:22-05:00June 21st, 2013|Categories: Books, Classics, Homer, Iliad, Odyssey|Tags: , |

The Odyssey of Political Theory: The Politics of Departure and Return, by Patrick J. Deneen Patrick Deneen, an assistant professor of political science at Princeton University, sets out in this book to assess the contemporary relevance of the Homeric legacy, especially the Odyssey. He wishes to avoid both mere pious praise of Homer as the [...]