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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