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    The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli Shanti Gurung History 101 Professor Montague 20 November, 2015 After disintegrative patterns of fourteenth century, a remarkable recovery of Europe took place that encompassed a revival of arts and letters in the fifteenth century, and a religious renaissance in the sixteenth century known as the Reformation. Machiavelli argues for the centralization of authority around a single figure through his book ‘The Prince’ which had a great impact in the Renaissance period and continues to hold same impact on today's politicians. However people have been debating its view points over time. Basically, Machiavelli is giving instructions to the principalities who are not hereditary prince, on how to…

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    named after Niccoló Machiavelli, the Italian author of The Prince. While the term has gained a wider usage in modern times to describe cruelty or ruthlessness for the benefit of an individual, Machiavelli argued the use of such underhanded tactics only for rulers in order to strengthen their holdings. The Prince is meant to be a handbook to establish the proper code of conduct for a ruler of a state, nation, or principality. It advocates a new political, social, and moral value structure that…

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    Maple Chen Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince was written during the 16th century, in opposition to the contemporary ideals of human perfection. Machiavelli had served in the Florentine government as a diplomat and statesman from 1498 to 1512 and wrote The Prince after being exiled from Florence when the French invaded. The book was written to impress ducal ruler Giuliano de Medici, a dominant family in Florence at the time. In The Prince, Machiavelli talks about the need for a strong ruler in…

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    In Machiavelli’s book “The Prince” he discusses methods to achieve a powerful position for those seeking power and how to maintain it, as well as getting people to submit to their authority. According to Machiavelli, a Prince must heed his book’s teachings and present themselves as a man who should be either feared or loved by the citizens of his kingdom with no exceptions if he wishes to rule with no constraints. But what steps must a prince take to be feared or loved and reign successfully? Or…

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    The Prince Themes

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    The Prince 1.) Machiavelli wrote The Prince because he wanted to win the favor of Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici by dedicating him the book. He also just wanted to give general advice on leadership and power, as well as draw attention to his belief that a prince should be more successful over being good and honest. 2.) The major themes of The Prince are Love vs Fear; a prince should be loved to stay in power, but his people should also have a sense of fear from him so they obey him. Power;…

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    Machiavelli's The Prince

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    Machiavelli’s The Prince, and Sir Thomas More’s Utopia are seminal political treatise that examine in great detail the nature of virtue in humanity. While the concept of virtue and politics in both texts are crucial to both works, the way in which they are treated by the respective authors is divergent and in some circumstances completely polarised. Consideration of the environmental factors and historical influences surrounding both texts gives insight into the variation of virtue in the texts.…

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    Machiavelli's The Prince

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    The first piece of evidence to suggest Machiavelli is the prince is seen in the Dedicatory Letter. Machiavelli states, “... no greater gift could be made by me than to give you the capacity to be able to understand...all that I have learned and understood in so many years...” (Prince, dedication). This statement suggests that Machiavelli is persuading Lorenzo de Medici that his involvement in politics and his knowledge of the ancients make him an invaluable adviser. Thus proving that intellect…

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    Machiavelli's The Prince

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    The Prince is a political treatise written by Machiavelli in 1513,it was written in the vernacular Italian rather than Latin the aim of Machiavelli was to promote the in which the effective truth is taken to be more important than any abstract ideal It was also in direct conflict with the dominant Catholic and scholastic doctrines of the time concerning how to consider politics and ethics.[5][6] is the most remembered of Machiavelli's works and the one most responsible for bringing the word…

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    Machiavelli's The Prince

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    Machiavelli was an Italian historian, politician, philosopher, humanist and writer who is well known as the founder of early political science. One of his most known books The Prince, is considered to be one of the most important nonfiction literature written in history. It gives an accurate and a truthful description of the method on governing. Elizabeth I of England was a Machiavellian leader. She was a ruler of vast intelligence, ability and success. She displayed her power by playing by her…

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    Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian Renaissance historian, in the novel “The Prince and Other Writings” states that a prince Must have a balance of how he acts towards his people in order to be a successful leader. First, Machiavelli establishes, that a prince can be generous but must be careful, for too much generosity may lead to disorder. Then the author elucidates that a prince must be feared and loved, but to be feared has a greater benefit because humans will break the bond of love when…

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