Few figures in intellectual history have proved as notorious and ambiguousas Niccolo Machiavelli. But while his treatise The Prince made his name synonymous with autocratic ruthlessness and cynical manipulation, The Discourses (c.1517) shows a radically different outlook on the world of politics.In this carefully argued commentary on Livy's history ofrepublican Rome, Machiavelli proposed a system of government that would uphold civic freedom and security by instilling the virtues of active citizenship, and that would ...

Discourses 2016, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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Discourses 2016, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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The Discourses 1984, Penguin Books, London, England

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The Discourses 1971, Penguin Books

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