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The Odyssey of Political Theory

The Politics of Departure and Return

by Patrick J. Deneen

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Political Science,
  • Ancient State,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • History,
  • Homer,
  • Homer.,
  • Odyssey

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8246558M
    ISBN 100847696227
    ISBN 109780847696222


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Introduction: between oikos and cosmos -- The Odyssey as political theory -- Resolving the ancient quarrel between poetry and philosophy: Plato's Odyssey -- The harrowing of Rousseau's Emile -- Escaping the dialectic: Vico, the Frankfurt School, and the Dialectic of Enlightenment -- Against cosmopolitanism: resisting the Sirens' :   Odyssey of Political Theory: The Politics of Departure and Return by Patrick J.

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THE ODYSSEY TRANSLATED BY Robert Fagles. Book I Athena Inspires the Prince Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy.

Many cities of men he saw and learned their minds,File Size: 1MB. ‎This important book offers readers original insights into The Odyssey, and it provides a new understanding of the classic works of Plato, Rousseau, Vico, Horkheimer, and Adorno.

Read an overview of the entire poem or a line by line Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in The Odyssey and in-depth analyses of Odysseus, Telemachus, Penelope, Athena, Calypso, and Circe. Here's where you'll find analysis about the book as a whole, from the major themes and.

As the first word of the poem indicates, the subject of the Odyssey is “man” (andra). The hero Odysseus, the focus of Homer’s teaching on political authority, is not mentioned by name in the invocation of the Muse; instead, Homer asks the Muse to tell him of the polytropos man, the “man of many ways.”.

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The Political Odyssey Of William F. Buckley Jr: 'One Cannot Exaggerate Infinity.' The Political Odyssey of William F Using this book as a bludgeon against some of the more vivid Republican Author: Ralph Benko. Plato writes at a moment when city-states are giving way to empire; he turns to the Odyssey to recommend the embrace of limits and the central importance of political community to humanity.

Rousseau sees the inevitable destruction of most local forms of life: rather than recommend a return to ancient models, he proposes rather to preserve the integrity of the individual against. Lee "The Odyssey of Political Theory The Politics of Departure and Return" por Patrick J.

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The Odyssey | Book Summaries Share. Share. Click to copy See Book Summaries Chart Timeline of Events. 10 years before present. After the Trojan War ends, Odysseus embarks on his journey home to Ithaca. Book 5. 10 to 7 years before present. Patrick Deneen (author) Patrick Deneen (born ) is an American political theorist who is Professor of Political Science and holds the David A.

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It describes the combination of concerns that runs through Cited by: 4. I believe he was a great man who has often been misunderstood and therefore undervalued. This book is an attempt to see him in a new perspective, as the creator of a general method rather than a particular doctrine, of a 'logic of the will' that covers every human action and not merely a limited ethical or political theory"--Preface, page [xi].

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The Federalist Papers by Alexa. Throughout the epic, Homer casually reveals upcoming events in a way that confirms the theory that the audience is already familiar with the plot.

He does so again early in Book 5 ( ff) when he speaks of Odysseus' future while giving orders to Hermes. The poet's talent is shown in the manner in which he spins the yarn.

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Which means you have to be able to write 10+ page research papers about political theories, public policy, and political history. : Brittany North. When and How to Pair: Have students read “How Resilience Works” after reading “The Odyssey” Book 2, when Penelope’s shroud weaving trick is revealed, in order to analyze character through a psychological construct.

In the informational text, Coutu posits three psychological states that are key components of resilience.

Like her husband Odysseus, Penelope demonstrates great .eBook available for $ Click HERE for more information. This generous abridgment of Stanley Lombardo’s translation of the Odyssey offers more than half of the epic, including all of its best-known episodes and finest poetry, while providing concise summaries for omitted books and passages.

Sheila Murnaghan’s Introduction, a shortened version of her essay for the .