Join us for a discussion of The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli. Machiavelli cut his political teeth during the Renaissance, a time of intense hatred between Italian city-states. He was a man of action, and a devout patriot, who wrote The Prince to describe how a strong leader could unite Italy and put an end to the senseless conflict. But he was also such a realist in describing how princes actually ruled their city-states that his name has become synonymous with off-stage political intrigue. The discussion will be led by Lynn Harris.
Location: 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco Time: 6 p.m check-in, 6:30 p.m. program MLF: Humanities Program organizer: George Hammond
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