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Machiavelli and us

Author: Louis Althusser; François Matheron
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1999.
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Displacing traditional controversies over the Florentine diplomat, Althusser argues for the profound unity of the Machiavellian problematic, as deployed in the revolutionary manifesto of The Prince and the experimental historical comparisons of the Discourses. Machiavelli's apparent theoretical object - the laws of politics or history - is revealed to be a determinate practical objective: the foundation and
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Althusser, Louis, 1918-1990.
Machiavelli and us.
London ; New York : Verso, 1999
(OCoLC)654843369
Named Person: Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolo Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Althusser; François Matheron
ISBN: 1859847110 9781859847114 9781844676750 1844676757
OCLC Number: 40762609
Description: xxii, 136 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Editorial Note / Francois Matheron --
Introduction: In the Mirror of Machiavelli / Gregory Elliott --
Machiavelli and Us --
Theory and Political Practice --
Theory and Theoretical Dispositive in Machiavelli --
The Theory of the 'New Prince' --
The Political Practice of the New Prince --
Machiavelli's Solitude.
Responsibility: Louis Althusser ; edited by François Matheron ; translated with an introduction by Gregory Elliott.
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Althusser, poised between modernism and postmodernism, meets Machiavelli, poised between the Middle Ages and modernity.A" Antonio Negri

 
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