The Art of War

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  • Immorality In Julius Caesar

    The immoral acquisition and abuse of authority is facilitated by the presumption of inherent human morality within political systems. This is the dominant intertextual perspective between William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince, examined through the values of stability and morality within politics. Texts, as manifestations of values and attitudes, are incontrovertibly influenced by their distinct contexts. As such, though an intertextual perspective may exist…

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  • The Man Who Would Be King Literary Analysis

    Masculinity Power, honor and dominance, all the necessary elements to be a man. In the novel Things Fall Apart and the short story, The Man Who Would Be King the main characters must sacrifice their themselves in order to achieve what they want the most, which is respect and authority. My paper will analyze the concepts of masculinity in The Man Who Would Be King by Rudy Kipling and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. In the novel, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe there's a man named…

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  • Machiavelli's Character Analysis

    Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) was an Italian logician and writer who both shocked and intrigued the mind of Renaissance Europe. In his most renowned work, Il Principe (The Prince)(1532), he set out his thoughts on how the ruler of a nation could set out to achieve power and how he may keep that power once he had secured it. In spite of the fact that Shakespeare's most notorious Cunning character is Richard III, the model of the political rogue out to secure his own particular position can be…

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  • Machiavelli The Prince Research Paper

    protect his colonies, he states that “guards useless as colony is useful”. He later argues that mercenaries distrustful as they are hired without pay from another land. are some things that, despite their initial appeal, should be avoided. Moreover, war is something a prince should excel at in order to maintain greatness. A prince should also oversee the entire army’s training as to better lead them in military operations. Since Machiavelli stresses the importance of being ready to lead armies…

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  • The Virtue Of Power In Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

    Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince, written in the sixteenth century, describes princedoms as well as preserving political power within those states. Machiavelli’s work not only had the intentions to inform but to please the ruler of Florence, Lorenzo de’ Medici, to whom the book was dedicated (39). With The Prince, Machiavelli had hopes to regain a position within the government. While he failed in reclaiming power, Machiavelli’s book became one of the most influential works on politics.…

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  • Is It Better To Be Loved Or Feared Summary

    Lukasz Tokarczyk Management 513 Section 5- Is it better to be Loved of Feared Thesis: The author has done great work here, however it’s full of controversial statements. He outlines what constitutes a great leader (known as Prince), and provides his idea of such leader. This may not be appealing to the reader since his advice seems to violate what is perceived as the moral standards by the society. The author believes that it is better to be feared than loved, he suggests and…

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  • Machiavelli Role Of Politics In The Prince

    What makes a book stand the test of time, and also remain as a notable perspective within politics; having been written over five-hundred years ago? As for Machiavelli’s The Prince, scholars and politicians continue to find themselves drawing back to many of his perspectives on politics, and the qualities a good ruler. His insights on political leadership has sparked much debate over time, which is exactly why many continue to pursuit an understanding on his viewpoints, and their applications to…

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  • Cruelty In Niccolo Machiavelli's 'The Prince'

    Niccilò Machiavelli’s political philosophy writing, The Prince, is a piece of writing that intends to teach an upcoming prince an approach of ruling that can guarantee a lasting period of power. Machiavelli states that the number one characteristic that a prince must posse that of virtue. Machiavelli defined virtue as a way that a prince acquires power over a dominion, and later goes on to add to the define by stating that “it is necessary for a prince if he wishes to maintain himself, to learn…

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  • Machiavelli The Prince Rhetorical Analysis

    In the written work “The Prince” by Niccolo Machiavelli the author elaborates on how a prince can only be a strong leader if he engages in duplicity. Machiavelli focused on a more realistic and immoral strategy to keep the people of his time unified, realpolitik a system based on practical rather than moral considerations. The author, Niccolo Machiavelli, goes through great depths to explain why it takes rulers who are “cruel, dishonest, duplicitous, and manipulative.” There are many great…

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  • Realistic Tactics Training Essay

    Brian, I completely agree with your discussion board post on the importance of realistic tactics training. The old cliché of “train as we fight” does in fact highlight the need for realistic training so the proper actions can be executed in a timely manner to be effective on the battlefield. The second point you stated on how we must truthfully assess our capabilities as well as that of the enemy is completely correct. If aviators do not train realistically and have the muscle memory to react to…

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