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The Odyssey of Political Theory

Patrick J. Deneen. The Odyssey of Political Theory. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.

"The Odyssey of Political Theory" is a study of the way in which Homer's epic "The Odyssey" has a permanent political teaching, centered on the question of whether humans are best understood as "constituted" by a particular place and culture, or whether we have the capacity to liberate ourselves from those original settings.

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