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Machiavelli's Virtue.

Author: Harvey C Mansfield
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uniting thirty years of authoritative scholarship by a master of textual detail, Machiavelli's Virtue is a comprehensive statement on the founder of modern politics. Harvey Mansfield reveals the role of sects in Machiavelli's politics, his advice on how to rule indirectly, and the ultimately partisan character of his project, and shows him to be the founder of such modern and diverse institutions as the impersonal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey C Mansfield
ISBN: 9780226503721 0226503720 0226503682 9780226503684
OCLC Number: 635292277
Description: 1 online resource (388 pages)
Contents: Contents; Abbreviations; Preface; Part One: Machiavelli the Prine; 1. Machiavelli's Virtue; Part Two: Machiavelli's Beginnings; 2. Necessity in the Beginnings of Cities; 3. Burke and Machiavelli on Principles in Politics; 4. Machiavelli and the Idea of Progress; Part Three: Machiavelli's Books; 5. An Introduction to Machiavelli's Florentine Histories; 6. Party and Sect in Machiavelli's Florentine Histories; 7. An Introduction to The Prince; 8. An Introduction to Machiavelli's Art of War; 9. Strauss's Machiavelli; Part Four: Machiavelli's Politics; 10. Machiavelli's New Regime. 11. Machiavelli's Political Science12. Machiavelli's Stato and the Impersonal Modern State; 13. Machiavelli and the Modern Executive; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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This volume considers Machiavelli as a founder of modern politics. The author analyzes Machiavelli's concept of virtue and explores the relevance of sects in his politics, his endorsement of indirect  Read more...

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