Sebastian de Grazia

Sebastian de Grazia was an American author and political scientist known for his works on leisure, time, and the human condition. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1990 for his book 'Machiavelli in Hell'.


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  1. 1. Machiavelli in Hell

    "Machiavelli in Hell" is a comprehensive biography that explores the life and works of a renowned political theorist, presenting him as a profound ethical thinker who fought to uphold high moral standards and human dignity. The book delves into his life as a civil servant, political theorist, and playwright, and the many controversies that surrounded him. The author also scrutinizes the philosopher's infamous reputation, arguing that it is largely undeserved and distorted by historical misinterpretations.

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