J. Peter Euben
Research Professor Emeritus of Political Science
PETER EUBEN (PhD, University of California, Berkeley) is Research Professor of Political Science and the Kenan Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Ethics. He specializes in ancient, modern, and contemporary political thought; literature and politics; political education; democratic culture and politics; and the politics of morality. He is the author of The Tragedy of Political Theory, Corrupting Youth, and Platonic Noise, editor of Political Theory and Greek Tragedy, and co-editor of Athenian Political Thought and the Reconstitution of American Democracy. He has published articles in numerous journals including The American Political Science Review, and Political Theory. He has received fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the Social Science Research council, the National Humanities Foundation, and was a Laurence Rockefeller Fellow at the Princeton Center for the Study of Human Values. He has also won five teaching awards. He is presently working on a book entitled, The Necessities of Utopia and the Prospects for Rationality.
- Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 1968
- M.A., University of California at Berkeley 1964
- B.A., Swarthmore College 1961
Euben, JP. "The Uses of Classical Political Theory in Contemporary America." Historically Speaking (March 2005). (Academic Article)
Euben, JP. "Dissenting with Ober (review essay)." Polis (December 2000). (Academic Article)
Euben, JP. "Reforming the Liberal Arts." Civic Arts Review 13.2 (2000). (Academic Article)
Euben, JP. "On the Uses and Disadvantages of Hellenic States for Political and Social Life." Polis 15 (1998): 45-74. (Academic Article)
Euben, JP. "When there are gray skies: Aristophanes' 'Clouds' and the political education of democratic citizens." SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY 95.4 (1996): 881-918.
Euben, JP. "The Debate Over the Can(n)on." Civic Arts Review 7.1 (December 1994): 4-15. (Academic Article)
Euben, JP. "How to Study Ancient Moral and Political Philosophy." Polis 11.1 (1992): 3-27. (Academic Article)