The Tragic Mind: Fear, Fate, and the Burden of Power
March 14, 2023 | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
About the Event
In this month's People, Politics, and Prose, Ronald J. Granieri is joined by Robert D. Kaplan to discuss his new book The TragicMind: Fear, Fate, and the Burden of Power. Kaplan and Granieri will speak with members about lessons of Greek Tragedy, Shakespeare, German philosophers, and modern literary classics applied to a lifetime of foreign reporting in war and conflict zones.
People, Politics, and Prose with Ron Granieri features in-depth conversations with authors of recent books on international affairs and national security. Moderated by FPRI’s Ronald J. Granieri, each session will build on the book’s contents to discuss the author’s influences and motivations, relating everything to current events to elicit a broader understanding of the geographical, political, and historical context of our contemporary world.