The Prince (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)

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The Prince has long been both praised and reviled for its message of moral relativism, and political expediency. Although a large part is devoted to the mechanics of gainingand staying in power, Machiavelli's end purpose is to maintain a just and stabilegovernment. He is not ambiguous in stating his belief that committing a small cruelty toavert a larger is not only justifiable, but required of a just ruler.Machiavelli gives a vivid portrayal of his world in the chaos and tumult of early 16thcentury Florence, Italy and Europe. He uses both his contemporary political situation, and that of the classical period to illustrate his precepts of statecraft.
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ISBN: 9781605146744
ISBN-10: 1605146749
Publisher: Findaway World
Publication Date: March 1st, 2008
Language: English