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Machiavelli: A Renaissance Thinker

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Program Description

Niccolo Machiavelli is widely recognized for his renowned work "The Prince," a concise guide to power and statecraft. Yet, Machiavelli's philosophical contributions extend far beyond this singular masterpiece. Engaging deeply with the intricate political landscape of Renaissance Florence, Machiavelli's philosophy encompasses a broader spectrum of ideas. Join us for an illuminating presentation by David Phillips, representing the Academy for Lifelong Learning Toronto, as he delves into the multifaceted life and intellectual legacy of Niccolo Machiavelli. Uncover the profound insights of this Renaissance philosopher, and discover how his wisdom continues to offer valuable lessons applicable to the contemporary world. SCHEDULE: Thursday, November 30, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM LOCATION: Online via Zoom Presenter David Phillips is a retired lawyer and association executive in the financial services industry where he specialized in financial regulation. David has been an active member of the Academy for Lifelong Learning Toronto for four years where he currently co-facilitates two workshops on “Extraordinary Lives” and “The Supreme Court of Canada”. David was born in Winnipeg and has ever since been a supporter of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

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