New PDF release: Machiavelli: A Very Short Introduction

By Quentin Skinner

ISBN-10: 0192854070

ISBN-13: 9780192854070

Niccolo Machiavelli taught that political leaders has to be ready to do evil that reliable may possibly come of it, and his identify has been a byword ever for the reason that for duplicity and immorality. Is his sinister popularity deserved? In answering this query Quentin Skinner makes a speciality of 3 significant works, The Prince, the Discourses, and The heritage of Florence, and distills from them an creation to Machiavelli of exemplary clarity.

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