ISBN-10:
0198746806
ISBN-13:
9780198746805
Pub. Date:
01/26/2016
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Machiavelli's Prince: A New Reading

Machiavelli's Prince: A New Reading

by Erica Benner
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ISBN-13: 9780198746805
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/26/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Erica Benner is Fellow in Ethics and Political philosophy at Yale University. She previously taught at Oxford University and the London School of Economics. She is the author of Really Existing Nationalisms (OUP 1995), Machiavelli's Ethics (PUP 2009), and many publications in the ethics of nationalism and self-determination.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ironic techniques
Coded words
Dedication: Princes and peoples
States
1: Republics and principalities
2: Maintaining states
3: Empire
4: Absolute government
5: Free cities
Modes
6: Virtú
7: Fortune
8: Crimes
9: Fortunate astuteness
Foundations
10: Abundance and necessity
11: Popes
12: Arms and laws
13: Arms and virtú
14: Knowledge and discipline
Virtues and vices
15: Praise and blame
16: Giving and spending
17: Fear and punishment
18: Deception and good faith
19: What princes should fear
Prudence and trust
20: Trusting one's own subjects
21: Gaining trust from allies
22: Trustworthy ministers
23: Why princes need the truth
Redemption
24: Stop blaming others
25: How to deal with fortune
26: Pick yourself up
Conclusion
Introduction
Ironic techniques
Coded words
Dedication: Princes and peoples
States
1. Republics and principalities
2. Maintaining states
3. Empire
4. Absolute government
5. Free cities
Modes
6. Virtu
7. Fortune
8. Crimes
9. Fortunate astuteness
Foundations
10. Abundance and necessity
11. Popes
12. Arms and laws
13. Arms and virtu
14. Knowledge and discipline
Virtues and vices
15. Praise and blame
16. Giving and spending
17. Fear and punishment
18. Deception and good faith
19. What princes should fear
Prudence and trust
20. Trusting one's own subjects
21. Gaining trust from allies
22. Trustworthy ministers
23. Why princes need the truth
Redemption
24. Stop blaming others
25. How to deal with fortune
26. Pick yourself up
Conclusion
Introduction
Ironic techniques
Coded words
Dedication: Princes and peoples

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