Letters and Politics

The Life and Times of Machiavelli

As the author of The Prince, Machiavelli has been associated with despotism. But we have forgotten that he was an ethical thinker and activist in his time. On today’s show, we are in conversation with Erica Benner about Machiavelli’s life and ideas. Erica Benner is the author of the book Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli In His World.

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