University of Texas, Austin: The Political Philosophy of Homer

Apotheosis of Homer, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

The Political Philosophy of Homer


The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts & Ideas, will host Sotirios Barber to speak on Homer and his political philosophy as part of the Center’s Lunchtime Lecture Series.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 • 12:30 PM
Batts 5.108 • University of Texas, Austin


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Sotirios Barber is a Professor of Constitutional Studies and Political Theory in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of several books, including Constitutional Failure (University Press of Kansas, 2014), Fallacies of States’ Rights (Harvard, 2013), and Welfare and the Constitution (Princeton, 2003). He has also published numerous articles on constitutional theory in law and political science journals. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. His present project is a book on the political philosophy of Homer’s Iliad.

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