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How Much Does Machiavelli Matter Today?
The authentic Machiavelli,says one daring scholar, is one who subordinates personal interests for the common good? If that's true, it turns common wisdom on its head, and makes a saint out of a sinner. Thinking Aloud visits with historian Eric Dursteler, about who Machiavelli was and how much his ideas still matter today.—Original airdate: 7/7/2008

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