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Thoughts on Machiavelli

Leo STRAUSS

Thoughts on Machiavelli

by Leo STRAUSS

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Leo Strauss.
ContributionsMACHIAVELLI, Niccolo.
The Physical Object
Pagination347p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21177342M

  The conventional Strauss-student interpretation of Thoughts on Machiavelli is that Strauss's book is a complete and thorough refutation of Machiavelli's teaching. Machiavelli wants to overthrow the teaching of classical political philosophy, with its search for how to organize the well-ordered city in which the good for man can be pursued. The Living Thoughts of Machiavelli. Title: The Living Thoughts of Machiavelli. Author: Machiavelli Niccolò. Year of publication: We appreciate the impact a good book can have. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there - Seller Rating: % positive.

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  Addeddate Identifier LeoStraussThoughtsOnMachiavelli_ Identifier-ark ark://t9h44q Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner.   Machiavelli’s Three Key Concepts January 5, February 7, Quintus Curtius Thought Fortune, Machiavelli, necessita, virtu If a political scientist were asked who might be the most misunderstood writer of political theory, he would probably have the name of Machiavelli high on his list.


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Thoughts on Machiavelli book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Leo Strauss argued that the most visible fact about Machiav 4/5. Thoughts on Machiavelli is not a Machiavellian book, but it respects the genius of the Florentine author, and pays him the respect of using his artfulness with grace and restraint.

This critique of the founder of modern political philosophy by this prominent twentieth-century scholar is Cited by: Thoughts on Machiavelli is not a Machiavellian book, but it respects the genius of the Florentine author, and pays him the respect of using his artfulness with grace and restraint.

This critique of the founder of modern political philosophy by this prominent twentieth-century scholar is /5(11). At the beginning of Chapter IV of Thoughts on Machiavelli (), Leo Strauss comments that books like the Discourses and The Prince “do not reveal their full meaning as intended by the author unless one ponders over them ‘day and night’ for a long time.” The same could be said for Thoughts on ch Meier, in his new book, Political Philosophy and the Challenge of.

Review: Thoughts on Machiavelli User Review - mwr - Goodreads. Strauss always makes good on his promise to demonstrate the folly of insisting that everything has a meaning, but you can't read this book without realizing how poorly you read Machiavelli the first time.

There are a few nice observations, though. Read full review. “Machiavelli’s Dangerous Book for Men,” by Michael Arditti, JanuThe Telegraph “Machiavelli’s Main Man,” by Alexander Stille, MaThe Los Angeles Times. Absolute respect. It takes an absolute badass to to clearly externalize his contradicting and revolutionary beliefs without sugar coating them so he’s more liked.

A lot of people claim that ‘they don’t care what others think of them’ but for no on. The book Thoughts on Machiavelli, Leo Strauss is published by University of Chicago Press. Thoughts on Machiavelli, Strauss All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK   CHAPTER 1.

The Twofold Character of Machiavelli's Teaching. MACHIAVELLI presented his political teaching in two books, the Prince and the Discourses on the First Ten Books of Livy.

Plato too presented his political teaching in two books, the Republic and the Laws, But Plato made it perfectly clear that the subject-matter of the Laws is of lower rank than that of the Republic or that the Laws Brand: University of Chicago Press.

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Thoughts on Machiavelli is a book by Leo Strauss first published in The book is a collection of lectures he gave at the University of Chicago in which he dissects the work of Niccolò book contains commentary on Machiavelli's The Prince and the Discourses on Livy.

Leo Strauss argued that the most visible fact about Machiavelli's doctrine is also the most useful one. Buy a cheap copy of Thoughts on Machiavelli book by Leo Strauss. Leo Strauss () joined the University of Chicago as professor of political philosophy in and was later named Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Free shipping over $/5(5).

Machiavelli himself believed that a republic was the ideal form of government, and he made no secret about it, which is why some people have trouble understanding why The Prince seems to encourage despotism, and thus chalk it up to satire.

But really, Machiavelli believed that the course of civilizations was cyclical--they rise, they fall, and. Thoughts on Machiavelli. [Leo Strauss] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for University of Chicago Press, (Phoenix book ; P).

Expanded version of four lectures delivered by Leo Strauss at the University of Chicago in the fall term Chapter II was previously. Get this from a library. Thoughts on Machiavelli. [Leo Strauss] -- This is an expanded version of four lectures delivered by the author at the University of Chicago in   Thoughts on Machiavelli is not a Machiavellian book, but it respects the genius of the Florentine author, and pays him the respect of using his artfulness with grace and restraint.

This critique of the founder of modern political philosophy by this prominent twentieth-century scholar is an essential text for students of both authors.4/5(). Niccolo Machiavelli, The Historical, Political, and Diplomatic Writings, vol.

2 (The Prince, Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius, Thoughts of a Statesman). Thoughts on Machiavelli's "The Prince" Last updated: 25 Oct I just finished reading “The Prince” by Niccolo Machiavelli. One of his more common themes is “the end justifies the means.” A few thoughts The book is essentially a handbook for the head of a country, emperors, kings, or any other “prince” as he refers to them as.

It isn’t a novel. It’s a manual about how to be a good prince (meaning, royal leader), an instruction book of political theory as applied to certain kinds of state.

Machiavelli was not actually a fan of kingships. He preferred republics, but he ha. Thoughts On Machiavelli, by Leo Strauss It is not to be wondered that Leo Strauss has, as a political philosopher, been subject to a great deal of popular disdain.

He fully earned his bad reputation as a corrupter of philosophy, and yet at the same time .Thoughts on Machiavelli is not a Machiavellian book, but it respects the genius of the Florentine author, and pays him the respect of using his artfulness with grace and restraint.

This critique of the founder of modern political philosophy by this prominent twentieth-century scholar is 5/5(9). The book is The Prince, its author Niccolò Machiavelli.

Minus television and Twitter, it seems the techniques of ambitious “new princes”, as he calls them, haven’t changed a bit.