Tagged: Florence

Postcards to the Core: from Florence, July 2014

We were delighted to hear back from Professor Gabrielle Sims this week in the form of a postcard to the Core office. She writes to us from her beloved Italy and wishes us well. Take a look at what she has to say: 10 July 2014 Dear whomever is in the office in July… To […]

What Machiavelli Knew

Relating to CC201’s study of Niccolo Machiavelli’s the Prince, is an article discussing his ideas on whether law can supplant politics. Here is an extract: One of the peculiarities of political thought at the present time is that it is fundamentally hostile to politics. Bismarck may have opined that laws are like sausages – it’s best […]