Niccolo Machiavelli

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Niccolo Machiavelli

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


References in periodicals archive ?
The best chapters of the volume are about Aristotle on human agency and human flourishing (Orhan Ozgiic), Niccolo Machiavelli on aspects of decentralisation (Francisco Seijo), Jean Jacques Rousseau on green paradoxes and the good life (Joseph H.
Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian statesman wrote thus: "And, above all things, abstain from taking people's property, for men will sooner forget the death of their fathers than the loss of their patrimony.
Among the writers he cites are Plato, Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Charles Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, and John Rawls.
Niccolo Machiavelli, 15th century Italian diplomat, courtier, and author of The Prince, thoughtfully answered my email (on parchment, no less) on how our modern boardroom princes should use realpolitik to survive and thrive:
NEW HAVEN: In Italy it is widely understood, even if left unspoken, that Niccolo Machiavelli had a hand in the birth of its just-installed national government, headed by youthful Matteo Renzi.
The virulently anti-Sunni rhetoric of Khamenei's Safawis, however, is more genocidal than Niccolo Machiavelli.
A certain Niccolo Machiavelli wished Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte were the President.
While people may be familiar with Niccolo Machiavelli as the early sixteenth century Italian statesman and author of The Prince, a guide to the use of power, less is known about the man himself in the context of his copious writings and letters.
Twice-serving as British prime minister (1940-45; 1951-55), Churchill has wide appeal and popularity across Western Europe, coming top in France ahead of Charles de Gaulle and beating Niccolo Machiavelli to the top spot in Italy.
New York, February 25 ( ANI ): A British academic has discovered the 500-year-old arrest warrant for famed Italian Renaissance man Niccolo Machiavelli, one of the world's most influential political writers.
The first, which the 20th century would label "realpolitik," was enunciated by Niccolo Machiavelli in The Prince (1513): Leaders aspiring to greatness should let the ends justify the means.
It occurred to me that the Con/Dems are employing a similar philosophy to that of Niccolo Machiavelli, to whom the phrase "the ends justify the means when the stability and prosperity of the state are in question" is attributed.
a I local 1469: Niccolo Machiavelli, statesman and historian, was born in Florence.
Niccolo Machiavelli featured her in the Discourses as an exemplum of fortitude and virtu who defied the conventional limitations of her sex, while Iacopo Foresti represented her much more ambiguously in his late fifteenth-century anthology of famous women, praising her learning and magnificence but also comparing her to the Assyrian queen Semiramis, whose voracious sexuality made her a doubtful heroine.