Prince and Other Writings

 
 
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  • erschienen am 1. Februar 2012
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  • 80 Seiten
 
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"The Prince & Other Writings" gathers Machiavelli's master work with the bulk of his other writing, organized into eight appendices. Machiavelli (1469-1527) became the pre-eminent political philosopher of his era with the release of "The Prince" (1532). In this treatise he examines the role of political power in shaping statehood. His rejection of idealism in favor of realism often enabled his notional ruler to act immorally in order to gain and maintain power. Now firmly situated within the Western Canon "The Prince" ranks among the greatest works of political theory, finding lasting relevance in today's complex political climate. In the appendices we find several letters to important political leaders of Renaissance Italy. The additional text in this edition gives tremendous insight into Machiavelli's thought that helped shape his defining work.
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Neeland Media LLC
978-1-4209-4578-2 (9781420945782)
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  • Title page
  • THE PRINCE
  • NICCOLÒ MACHIAVELLI TO LORENZO THE MAGNIFICENT SON OF PIEBO DI MEDICI
  • CHAPTER I. THE VARIOUS KINDS OF GOVERNMENT AND THE WAYS BY WHICH THEY ARE ESTABLISHED
  • CHAPTER II. OF HEREDITARY MONARCHIES
  • CHAPTER III. OF MIXED MONARCHIES
  • CHAPTER IV. WHY THE KINGDOM OF DARIUS, OCCUPIED BY ALEXANDER, DID NOT REBEL AGAINST THE SUCCESSORS OF THE LATTER AFTER HIS DEATH.
  • CHAPTER V. THE WAY TO GOVERN CITIES OR DOMINIONS THAT, PREVIOUS
  • CHAPTER VI. OF NEW DOMINIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED BY ONE'S OWN ARMS AND POWERS
  • CHAPTER VII. OF NEW DOMINIONS ACQUIRED BY THE POWER OF OTHERS OR BY FORTUNE
  • CHAPTER VIII. OF THOSE WHO HAVE ATTAINED THE POSITION OF PRINCE BY VILLAINY
  • CHAPTER IX. OF THE CIVIC PRINCIPALITY
  • CHAPTER X. HOW THE STRENGTH OF ALL STATES SHOULD BE MEASURED
  • CHAPTER XI. OF ECCLESIASTICAL PRINCIPALITIES
  • CHAPTER XII. THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF MILITIA AND MERCENARY SOLDIERS
  • CHAPTER XIII. OF AUXILIARY, MIXED, AND NATIVE TROOPS
  • CHAPTER XIV. WHAT THE DUTIES OF A PRINCE ARE WITH REGARD TO THE MILITIA
  • CHAPTER XV. OF THE THINGS FOR WHICH MEN, AND ESPECIALLY PRINCES, ARE PRAISED OR BLAMED
  • CHAPTER XVI. OF LIBERALITY AND NIGGARDLINESS
  • CHAPTER XVII. OF CRUELTY AND CLEMENCY, AND WHETHER IT IS BETTER TO BE LOVED OR FEARED
  • CHAPTER XVIII. IN WHAT WAY PRINCES MUST KEEP FAITH
  • CHAPTER XIX. THAT WE MUST AVOID BEING DESPISED AND HATED
  • CHAPTER XX. WHETHER FORTRESSES AND OTHER THINGS WHICH PRINCES OFTEN MAKE ARE USEFUL OR INJURIOUS
  • CHAPTER XXI. HOW A PRINCE MUST ACT IN ORDER TO GAIN REPUTATION
  • CHAPTER XXII. OF THE SECRETARIES OF PRINCES
  • CHAPTER XXIII. HOW FLATTERERS MUST BE SHUNNED
  • CHAPTER XXIV. WHY THE PRINCES OF ITALY HAVE LOST THEIR STATES
  • CHAPTER XXV. HOW MUCH FORTUNE CAN DO IN HUMAN AFFAIRS AND HOW IT MAY BE OPPOSED
  • CHAPTER XXVI. EXHORTATION TO LIBERATE ITALY FROM THE BARBARIANS
  • APPENDIX A. FLORENCE, MAY 8, 1497.
  • APPENDIX B. A RELATION OF THE MURDER OF VITELLOZZO, VITELLI, OLIVEROTTO DA FERMO, CARDINAL PAGOLO, AND THE DUKE DE GRAVINA
  • COMMITTED BY CÆSAR BORGIA, COMMONLY CALLED DUKE VALENTINO.
  • APPENDIX C. TO RISE FROM A MIDDLING STATION TO SPLENDID FORTUNE, CUNNING IS MORE AVAILING THAN FORCE.
  • APPENDIX D. TO FRANCISCO VETTORI, AMBASSADOR AT ROME.
  • APPENDIX E. FROM MACHIAVELLI'S LETTER TO FRANCIS VETTORI
  • APPENDIX F. INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI TO RAPHAËL GIROLAMI, AMBASSADOR TO THE EMPEROR.
  • APPENDIX G.
  • APPENDIX H. HE THAT WOULD WISH FOR SUCCESS, MUST ACT IN UNISON WITH THE TIMES.

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