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Niccolo Machiavelli Characterized in The Prince

realist, above all, when it came to understanding human nature. He was a founder of the philosophy of history, due to his reflect...

Necessary Qualities of a Prince in Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

Once on the throne a Prince will have enormous power. But how does he keep this power? Machiavelli addresses this topic by stating...

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli and Political Leaders

realistic appraisal of the people they were expected to lead (Ahsan, 2002). Machiavelli detailed what he considered to be ideal l...

Political Goodness and The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

has the most direct appeal to many amoral leaders of today. Some psychologists find in his works deep insights as to the nature of...

Utopian Political Philosophy Criticism in The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

In seven pages this paper examines Chapter XV of The Prince in a consideration of how it criticizes the political philosophy descr...

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli Critically Analyzed

In Machiavellis view, it is mans desire to attain the unattainable, which is the greatest threat to humanity. As soon as he accep...

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

virtue. Niccolo Machiavelli lived between 1469 and 1527 (Hutchinson Dictionary of World History, 1998). Born in Florence h...

Comparison of Thomas Aquinas's Writings and The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

greedy for gain" (Machiavelli 56). Men, Machiavelli argued, were by nature more interested in their own good than in achieving th...

Analyzing The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

This paper consists of five pages and presents a critical analysis of the political text that was first published in 1513. Two so...

The Prince and Niccolo Machiavelli's Interpretation of Truth

In four pages this paper examines how imagination, power, and truth are represented in The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli. There a...

Justice in Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan, Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince and Plato's The Republic

he considered to be the most significant reason society is its own opposing force. According to Hobbes, subjects of the omnipoten...

Impact and Continued Relevance of Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

the Ten which he maintained until the fall of the republic in 1512 (Kreis). He was heavily involved in the political actions in It...

Authority in Thomas More's Utopia and Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

who studied the conditions of power, political struggle, and warfare. As such, we note that this is where his authority stems from...

Comparing Niccolo Machiavelli's the Prince with Thomas More's Utopia

or socialism. More realized that it would be hard to find an established model to point to and so he created his own. More explain...

Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince and Human Nature

the ultimate goal or greater good." In essence, he is arguing, according to Oldham, that the end justifies the means and that any ...

Leader's Political Role in King Henry V by William Shakespeare

In his political discourse, The Prince, Nicolo Machiavelli believed that political prowess that leads inherently to victory is ine...

French Revolution and the Application of Principles from The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

In six pages this essay seeks to better understand the French Revolution through an application of the theories contained in Machi...

Niccolo Machiavelli and Italian 'Princes'

different styles. Yet, while this may be the case, certainly there must be lines drawn and the author is not quite so critical of...

Literature and the West's Medieval and Renaissance Cultures

Dantes (1999) Florentine origin, one first must ascertain the reasons why people are drawn to his work. Is it that poems are enjo...

Virtue and the Political Thinking of Niccolo Machiavelli

In five pages this paper examines the leadership construct and the idea of virtue as it is featured in The Prince by Niccolo Machi...

Political Significance of Machiavelli's The Prince

This paper addresses the political impact of Niccolo Machiavelli's classic work, The Prince. This five page paper has eight sourc...

Machiavelli's The Prince and Qualities of Leadership

many have said that Napoleon, while a good military strategist and fair leader, had hidden motives. He wanted to make the Bonapart...

England and Italy's Political Development

a utopian society -- represents a rational philosophy educated by science, motivated by art, and inspired by compassion. Declarin...

Political Power in All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren

In six pages this paper compares the political power described in Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince with power in All the King's Me...

Life and Legacy of Niccolo Machiavelli

his native city. Though he had no previous political background, Machiavelli was appointed to serve as second chancellor of the F...

Book review/Niccolo's Smile

it and hold it, are equated in contemporary society with the most ruthless of dictatorship, that is, leadership that is characteri...

More's Utopia as a Superior Model when compared with Machiavellian Ideals

of all possible worlds, at least as he saw it. Much of The Prince looks at the world through the eyes of the monarch. Machiavel...

Machiavelli's Digressions in The Prince

the most intelligent way to go about ruling a community or a state. But, as indicated in the introduction, there are places where ...

Power from the Perspectives of Niccolo Machiavelli

government. In fact, there are many theories and ideologies rendering leadership, and then there is Machiavelli. Much of Machiavel...

Government Theory of Niccolo Machiavelli

Concerning war for example, Machiavelli (1515) writes: "With us there is great justice, because that war is just which is necessa...