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Machiavelli’s Verità Effetuale

- Harvey Mansfield, "Machiavelli’s Verità Effetuale," University of Dallas, February 7, 2014.
Harvey Mansfield of Harvard University discusses Machiavelli’s notion of the “Effectual truth.”

Is Machiavelli a Moralist or a Realist?

- "Is Machiavelli a Moralist or a Realist?" Program on Constitutional Government Panel: Erica Benner (Yale); Michelle Clarke (Dartmouth); Clifford Orwin (Toronto). Harvard University, Cambridge, MA September 20, 2013.
In September, 2013, the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University sponsored a conference on Machiavelli–timed to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Machiavelli’s Prince. There were four panels in total. Panel 4 features Erica… More

How does Machiavelli Regard Religion?

- "How does Machiavelli Regard Religion?" Program on Constitutional Government Panel: William Connell (Seton Hall); William Kristol (The Weekly Standard); Vickie Sullivan (Tufts); Nathan Tarcov (Chicago) Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, September 20, 2013.
In September, 2013, the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University sponsored a conference on Machiavelli–timed to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Machiavelli’s Prince. There were four panels in total. Panel 3 features… More

Is Machiavelli a Civic Humanist or figure of the Renaissance?

- "Is Machiavelli a Civic Humanist or figure of the Renaissance?" Program on Constitutional Government Panel: James Hankins (Harvard); John McCormick (Chicago); Eric Nelson (Harvard); Paul Rahe (Hillsdale). Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, September 20, 2013.
In September, 2013, the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University sponsored a conference on Machiavelli–timed to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Machiavelli’s Prince. There were four panels in total. Panel 2 features James… More

Is Machiavelli a Philosopher?

- "Is Machiavelli a Philosopher?" Program on Constitutional Government Panel, Ioannis Evrigenis (Tufts); Christopher Lynch (Carthage); Harvey Mansfield (Harvard); Waller Newell (Carleton)   Harvard University, Cambridge, MA,  September 19, 2013.
In September, 2013, the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University sponsored a conference on Machiavelli–timed to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Machiavelli’s Prince. There were four panels in total.  Panel 1 features… More

Machiavelli: The Prince of Paradox

- CBC Radio 1. "Ideas" with Paul Kennedy. "Machiavelli: The Prince of Paradox" Nov. 5, 2013.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation CBC “Ideas” radio program on Machiavelli featuring Harvey C. Mansfield, Clifford Orwin, Michelle Clarke, and Erica Brenner. Comedian Rick Mercer stars as Machiavelli.

“Machiavelli’s Modern Turn”

- Nathan Tarcov. "Machiavelli's Modern Turn." Lecture at the Catholic University of America School of Philosophy, September 17, 2010.
http://video.cua.edu/ACADEMICS/PHIL/lecturesFALL10.cfm

Allan Bloom: On Machiavelli’s ‘Prince’

- Allan Bloom. "On Machiavelli's 'Prince'," parts 1 to 5. Boston College, 1983.
Part 1: http://archive.org/details/AllanBloomsMachiavelliLecture1 Part 2: http://archive.org/details/AllanBloomsMachiavelliLecture25 Part 3: http://archive.org/details/AllanBloomsMachiavelliLecture35 Part 4:… More