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a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)

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Nel quarto e ultimo capitolo l'autrice cerca di rispondere alla domanda dei critici: Machiavelli e un pensatore o un uomo d'azione?
Kushner read the words of two people: Machiavelli and Josef Goebbels.
Lynch's key point is that Machiavelli was not simply the backward-looking admirer of Rome he is often taken to be but a revolutionary thinker who combined elements of past military and political systems in a novel synthesis.
Machiavelli, for instance, proves useful when tackling the dirty hands problem.
MANY ADJECTIVES ARE used to describe Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527).
And its publication should contribute to that end, as it shows the considerable pains to which Kendall -- a man with his own academic battles aplenty -- went to further what he regarded as Strauss's counterrevolution to Machiavelli.
Christina Ricci is also lined up for a starring role, as is John Malkovich who is being courted to play philosopher courtier Machiavelli.
1469: Birth of Italian political philosopher Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli.
Stanley Bing, columnist For Fortune, author of the generally disturbing/amusing What Would Machiavelli Do?
Kaplan draws conclusions from historical episodes and past thinkers such as Thucydides, Machiavelli and Churchill and places them in a rational and pragmatic model for the trade battles of our time.
Switzerland, commented Niccolo Machiavelli in the 16th century, is "the most armed and most free" of all the nations of Europe.
In his famous advice to Renaissance statesmen 500 years ago, Machiavelli articulated one of the perennial truths of leadership -- that taking the reins of power can be one of the most "perilous" and "uncertain" things a person can do.
Machiavelli is considered the father of modern political science and knew of what he wrote from firsthand experience.
Machiavelli recognized the value of manipulating public opinion as an important force for ruling principalities during the Renaissance.
According to Stanley Bing, the author of What Would Machiavelli Do?