Reed Leadership Summit 2014
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- By reading Iliad over summer, you linked yourselves to all students before you who used it for Enkuklios Paideia; this is really your story.
- It is our keystone text because of how much it gestures beyond; lib arts ed is about learning to extend ideas beyond their source.
- Iliad can still tell the tale of the Greek people if we zoom out & do the work of critical extrapolation. Think critically beyond its pages.
- Catalogue of ships includes five epic similes, in final two focus shifts to leaders, isolating king in final. Effect is of a zoom-in lens.