Alex Long comments on Platonic Legislations (2017)

In the new issue of Phronesis, Alex Long takes note of Platonic Legislations (2017) — a book that moves, Long says, "at breakneck speed". Copied below: "In Platonic Legislations: An Essay on Legal Critique in Ancient Greece, Dusenbury considers the relationship between law and flux: as legislation is undertaken in a world of constant change, a lawgiver’s work… Continue reading Alex Long comments on Platonic Legislations (2017)

Ancient political philosophy Cardiff

Dusenbury will give a lecture titled "The World City" at the Seventh British Patristics Conference. The conference will be held on 5-7 September 2018, hosted by Cardiff University's Centre for Late Antique Religion and Culture. Mandorla Mappa Mundi (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford), from a vellum MS of Ranulf Higden's Polychronicon sive Historia Polycratica ... (mid-14th c.)

“Dark and Beautiful” – On Giorgio Agamben’s The Mystery of Evil (TLS 2018)

D. L. Dusenbury, “Dark and beautiful,” TLS. The Times Literary Supplement (20 April 2018). A review of Giorgio Agamben, The Mystery of Evil: Benedict XVI and the End of Days, trans. A. Kotsko (Stanford, 2017). An excerpt from the author’s typescript is copied below: Agamben believes that the crisis of the European church is nobly symbolized by Benedict XVI’s… Continue reading “Dark and Beautiful” – On Giorgio Agamben’s The Mystery of Evil (TLS 2018)