Posted by: graduateforumnz | September 12, 2008

Machiavelli: Philosophy, Rhetoric, & History

A conference sponsored by Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Friday and Saturday, October 17 – 18, 2008

This conference will provide a venue for a broad interdisciplinary exploration of Machiavelli as a political philosopher, historian, and literary figure in his own time and beyond. Sessions will explore Machiavelli’s thought as it related to the ancient world, to the historical imagination and history writing, and to public opinion in his own day and earlier epochs, as well as consider the critical study and evaluation of Machiavelli in the twentieth century.

Open to the public without charge, but registration is required

Details and registration information http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/machiavelli or 203-432-7325

Jennifer Castellon
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Yale University
PO Box 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240
Phone: 203-432-7325
Email: jennifer.castellon@yale.edu
Visit the website at http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/machiavelli

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