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Machiavelli in the making

Author: Claude Lefort; Michael B Smith
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2012.
Series: Northwestern University studies in phenomenology & existential philosophy.
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In Machiavelli in the Making, the influential French scholar and public intellectual Claude Lefort introduces a wholly novel interpretation of Niccoló Machiavelli's oeuvre, revealing in the Florentine's thought a thoroughly modern concept of the political with implications for "our experience of politics here and now." Lefort extricates Machiavelli's thought from the dominant interpretations of Machiavelli as the  Read more...
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Named Person: Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Lefort; Michael B Smith
ISBN: 9780810124370 0810124378 9780810124387 0810124386
OCLC Number: 711050989
Notes: "Originally published in French as Le travail de l'oeuvre Machiavel by Editions Gallimard, Paris, France, 2005"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 512 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The question of the oeuvre --
The concept of Machiavellianism --
Reading The prince. First signs --
The logic of force --
The social abyss and attachment to power --
Good and evil, the stable and the unstable, the real and the imaginary --
The present and the possible --
Reading The discourses. From The prince to The discourses --
Rome and the "historical" society --
Class difference --
War, and the difference of times --
Authority and the political subject --
The oeuvre, ideology, and interpretation.
Series Title: Northwestern University studies in phenomenology & existential philosophy.
Other Titles: Travail de l'oeuvre Machiavel.
Responsibility: Claude Lefort ; translated from the French by Michael B. Smith.

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