Mikael Hörnqvist

Uppsala University

Prudenti: Machiavelli and Tocqueville on liberty, empire, and justice

2009-2010: Fall

Senior Lecturer, Uppsala University, Department of History of Science and Ideas. He is author of Machiavelli and Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and several major articles on Machiavelli and Renaissance political thought, including "The Two Myths of Civic Humanism," in Renaissance Civic Humanism: Reappraisals and Reflections (Cambridge University Press, 2000). In the past, he has held fellowships at Villa I Tatti: The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Stanford Humanities Center and The National Humanities Center.