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The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli

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Bock, Gisela, Quentin Skinner, and Maurizio Viroli, eds. Machiavelli and Republicanism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Butterfield, Herbert. The Statecraft of Machiavelli. New York: Collier Books, 1962.

De Grazia, Sebastian. Machiavelli in Hell. New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1989.

Falco, Maria, ed. Feminist Interpretations of Niccolò Machiavelli. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004.

King, Ross. Machiavelli: Philosopher of Power. New York: Eminent Lives, 2007.

Rudowski, Victor Anthony. The Prince: A Historical Critique. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1992.

Soll, Jacob. Publishing the Prince: History, Reading, and the Birth of Political Criticism. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005.

Villari, Pasquale. The Life and Times of Niccolò Machiavelli. Trans. Linda Villari. St. Clair Shores, Michigan: Scholarly Press, 1969.

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Mixed Up

by PinguZ45, January 29, 2014

It's supposed to be able to ward of wolves like a lion and recognize traps like a fox. Sorry, just a minor correction

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Hobbes was NOT a monarchist

by Ultra_Vires, May 01, 2014

Hobbes was not a monarchist; this is stated in the introduction written by C.B MacPhearson in Hobbes' Leviathan. It's true he wanted order, but calling him a Monarchist is wrong; he merely advocated a SOVREIGN. He alienated Monarchists by claiming that divine rule was NOT a legitimate form of governance.

"He preached obedience, that is to say, he set out the rational grounds for obedience, to whatever political authority actually exercised power at the time. But his doctrine was not calculated to please any of those who successively ... Read more

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