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How to read Machiavelli

Author: Maurizio Viroli
Publisher: London : Granta, 2008.
Series: How to read (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Niccolò Machiavelli is one of most influential modern political thinkers. His works, above all The prince, The discourses on Livy, The Florentine histories, and The art of war, are still passionately discussed in the intellectual community. Against the trite commonplace that Machiavelli was a teacher of evil who justified political immorality, Maurizio Viroli shows, on the basis of a rigorous study of his texts,  Read more...
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Named Person: Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurizio Viroli
ISBN: 9781862079915 1862079919
OCLC Number: 228582455
Description: viii, 117 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: How to read (London, England)
Other Titles: Machiavelli
Responsibility: Maurizio Viroli.

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Niccolo Machiavelli (1459-1527) is one of the influential modern political thinkers. This work shows that Machiavaelli taught instead the best way to attain glory through political action and that  Read more...

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