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Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives: The Veteran’s Experience: A Reading Discussion
West Boynton Branch
Fri, Mar 22, 2:00 pm
Dr. Carol S. Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University, will lead a discussion on the veteran’s experience. Sophocles’ “Philoctetes,” a poignant, searing play, which addresses the themes of a great warrior who feels abandoned by his fellow soldiers and alienated from society, as well as Homer’s “The Iliad” will be discussed as it relates to veterans’ issues today. (2 hr.) Preregistration begins at 10:00 am on Fri, Jan 25, by phone, in-person at any branch, or online at