Niccolo Machiavelli

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


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In persoana lui Niccolo Machiavelli vedem "creatorul umanismului politic a carui contributie a influentat substantial conceptia moderna despre stat", fiind alaturi de ceilalti mari ganditori ai Renasterii "precursorul si reprezentantul modului de productie capitalist, al gandirii burgheze, al oranduirii si ideologiei".
Another great quote I love comes from Niccolo Machiavelli, who said, "The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian philosopher, stated that "It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things.
In Chapter V of The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli discussed three ways to hold newly-acquired states that once had their own sovereign laws.
Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian writer and philosopher, demonstrates how governments of previous centuries were intensely opposed to the use of military contractors in the following quote from his political treatise The Prince (translated by Wayne A.
The most profound writer on statecraft, Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527), in his The Prince wrote, ?
1) All quotations of Il Principe are from Niccolo Machiavelli, Opere, 3 vols.
Studying this checkered past with care, both Niccolo Machiavelli (whom some see as the founder of realism) and Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (who could be considered a founder of liberal internationalism), sought ways to combine the security advantages of large empires with the freedom (from military rule especially) of healthy republics.
Niccolo Machiavelli, the 15th century political philosopher, posed the question whether it was better for a prince to be feared or loved, and in this case I would pose the question whether it is better for a society and a system to be feared or loved, and I believe that when it comes to the rule of law, it must be a balance between both - that yes, we love that there is a legal system that will protect you, you are innocent till proven guilty, but once you have been proven guilty, and depending on the nature of the crime, the law will show no mercy to those who have forsaken their humanity.
Ascoli's essay is slotted in with a number of others toward the end of the volume that focus on the ever-richer problematics of the writings of Niccolo Machiavelli, and, in this sense, with its companion studies suitably brings the larger narrative circle back round to John Najemy, who has contributed so much toward the renewed scrutiny of this central thinker and writer.
7 discusses history and the use of historical examples in Niccolo Machiavelli, Francesco Guicciardini, and Bodin.
Italian playwright Niccolo Machiavelli famously believed a pragmatic approach in life would bring success - with the 'ends justifying the means'.
McPhun 1832; and Niccolo Machiavelli The History of Florence and the Affairs of Italy from the Earliest Times to the Death of Lorenzo the Magnificent together with The Prince and Various Historical Tracts.
Despite the lucent nature of his writings, few works have been as heavily analyzed as those of Niccolo Machiavelli.
Tortured, incarcerated, and exiled, Niccolo Machiavelli swore never again to allow a throne to perish under the hand of aggression for want of action--bold, insidious action if need be.