By Leonidas Donskis
This quantity is an try to reconsider Niccolò Machiavelli, essentially the most not easy political thinkers within the historical past of eu political proposal. In 2013, we are going to mark 500 years because Machiavelli wrote his complicated letter to Lorenzo de' Medici, Il Principe. This e-book is an pastime to hide probably the most complicated points of Machiavelli's existence and paintings.
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Niccolò Machiavelli: History, Power, and Virtue (Value Inquiry Books Series, Volume 226) by Leonidas Donskis