Category Archives: Law & Justice

Four Novels: Four Levels of Hell

To these four novels I have assigned levels of hell, in descending order, for their depictions of life in various (English speaking) places during the last two centuries. Level 1 I serendipitously happened across Old School by Tobias Wolff in … Continue reading

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Nicolò Machiavelli: His Times, His Observations & His Advice to Princes

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) is often cited, but rarely quoted. Many people who mention him believe they know what he is all about in his advice to princes, in general, and the ruler of the Florentine Republic, in … Continue reading

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