Machiavellian


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a follower of Machiavelli's principles

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Howard's close study reveals the unattributed yet obvious incorporation of Machiavellian thought into Spanish political treatises prior to his inclusion on the Roman Index in 1559.
In recovering the too-long-concealed quality of Machiavelli's populism, this book acts as a Machiavellian critique of Machiavelli scholarship.
Producer Quincy Jones says in an eyebrow-raising interview that Michael Jackson, shown in this 2001 file photo, was "greedy" and "as Machiavellian as they come".
Researchers have revealed that Machiavellian individuals are good at lying (Exline et al., 1970) and that his or her lies may not be detected by others (DePaulo & Rosenthal, 1979).
Paragraph 84 says: "The significant challenges to Mr Parkinson's credibility were his authorship of the November note, which was submitted to be unwise, rather than Machiavellian; intemperate and disingenuous responses to union consultation; and reliable contemporaneous evidence of his firm, and at times angry, communications.
The Machiavellian Librarian is based on an interesting premise in the form of question--what if librarians were more Machiavellian?
Michael is still the Machiavellian master behind her actions though, and he marvels at how easy he finds it to get Alice to do what he wants.
Oliver James identified three types of dysfunctional personalities among white collar workers - psychopath, Machiavellian, and narcissist.
Conquer your office and play the career contest perfectly with Gawker's guide to winning in the Machiavellian Workplace.
Janood represents the tried and tested cross of Machiavellian over Danzig, as does Dafeef, another son of Medicean who was impressive when bagging a competitive handicap at Newmarket on Saturday.
IT was his dark satanic looks and trademark black suits as much as his Machiavellian meddling that saw Peter Mandelson swiftly labelled the Prince of Darkness at the heart of New Labour.
Machiavellian Moment: A "Machiavellian Moment" as described by historian J.G.A.
Pocock's "Machiavellian moment"), by thinkers like James Harrington, who drew on Machiavelli's civic humanism to provide the ideological underpinnings of the English Commonwealth, and later the American Founding.
Pocock, The Machiavellian Moment (Princeton, NJ, 1975), and Gisela Bock et al., Machiavelli and Republicanism (Cambridge, 1990).] In the first instance, the authors in the volume accept the characterization of Machiavelli as a republican thinker, but reject the implication of the centrality of the classical ideal in his thinking, whether it be from an Aristotelian perspective (as argued by Pocock) or Ciceronian and Roman (as argued by Skinner).