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Author: Count Carlo Sforza
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 162
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171679773


Italian political thinker and diplomat, Niccolo Machiavelli's political theory is expressed most explicitly in his work The Prince, where he justifies treachery and unscrupulousness of a ruler for the interest of his state…a controversial theory for which he was widely criticized and still remains infamous.

He started his career as a minor clerk and soon rose to become a diplomat for the ruling power of Florence…The Council of Ten, and went on a number of diplomatic missions,

The Living Thoughts Library presents the works of some of the greatest minds the world has ever known. Thinkers, philosophers and other intellectuals are all profiled along with their major works.




The Mind and Character of Machiavelli as Revealed in his Private Letters