Stormfields

Machiavelli vs. Socrates (Full Lecture)

A rather in-depth look at how Machiavelli inverted the western Socratic project.  Please note two things: 1) I’m terribly biased in this lecture; and 2) I tell a beautiful (at least to me) but personal story of my… Read More

Jacques Maritain, “The End of Machiavellianism,” 1942

And excellent piece by Maritain.  Of course, what by Maritain isn’t excellent? Source: Jacques Maritain, “The End of Machiavellianism,” REVIEW OF POLITICS 4 (1942). maritain 1942 end of machiavellianism