Tag: Niccolo Machiavelli

Christian Humanist Profiles 38: Chris Celenza on Machiavelli

Old Nick they called him, and he earned himself a spot on the earliest versions of the earliest versions of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum with his treatise The Prince.  History remembers him as a guide for those who would survive and defeat enemies in the cutthroat world of politics.  But Christopher Celenza, author of Machiavelli,…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #86: Chess

General Introduction – Facebook official – No listener feedback—so write us! – The Christian Dilettante Podcast Our Own Experience With Chess – Michial’s great victory – David’s Duplo set – On losing to children – The aesthetics of chess – Battle Chess – Nathan the would-be grandmaster The Chess Manual: A History – But first,…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #37: The Italian Renaissance

Season four begins with a bang! General Introduction – Welcome to Season 4 – David remains transient – Michial and his dissertation – That .01 episode from December – What’s on the blog? – The award we won The Origins of This Episode – Filling in the holes left by the CWC – And of…