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Thoughts on Machiavelli.

Leo Strauss

Thoughts on Machiavelli.

by Leo Strauss

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Published by The Free Press in Glencoe, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò, -- 1469-1527

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination348 p.
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23319720M

    Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Catalog. Enter your search terms in the box above, then click "Find" to begin your search. Jul 19,  · Thoughts on Machiavelli Leo Strauss, in his analysis of the Chapter 10, “That contrary to the vulgar opinion, Money is not the Sinews of War,” in Discourses on Livy by Niccolò Machiavelli, "I have received, sir, your new book against the human race, and I thank you for it. No one has ever been so witty as you are in trying to turn us.

    Machiavelli implies that this is because virtù is an inherent, natural quality that the prince cannot change. People act according to their character and cannot change their natures. This line of reasoning brings Machiavelli back to the pessimistic fatalism he rejected at the beginning of the chapter. Thoughts on Machiavelli. Book. Leo Strauss argued that the most visible fact about Machiavelli's doctrine is also the most useful one: Machiavelli seems to be a teacher of wickedness.

    Jan 09,  · His most notorious, yet well-known work, The Prince, is a leadership guide for lapachecachica.com The Prince, Machiavelli promoted a ‘end-justifies-the-means’ approach to politics, promoting actions such as betrayal and murder as long as the ruler maintains their power.. Although Machiavelli’s view on philosophy is larger and more complex than the themes of his most well-known book. May 03,  · In a recent interview, Mr Anton said that he knew “Nick”, his short hand for Niccolo Machiavelli, for over 30 years. He qualified his support by saying he followed the Leo Strauss’ Machiavelli.[1] For his interviewer, this made sense. Leo Strauss is a famous scholar with a well-known book about Machiavelli’s teaching--Thoughts on Machiavelli.


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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: 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.5/5(3).

Nov 14,  · Thoughts on Machiavelli - Kindle edition by Leo Strauss. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or Thoughts on Machiavelli.

book. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Thoughts Thoughts on Machiavelli. book Machiavelli/5(9). Machiavelli however, along with some of his classical predecessors, saw ambition and spiritedness, and therefore war, as inevitable and part of human nature.

Strauss concludes his book Thoughts on Machiavelli by proposing that this promotion of progress leads directly to the modern arms race.

Strauss argued that the unavoidable nature of Born: 3 MayFlorence, Republic of Florence. The same could be said for Thoughts on Machiavelli. Heinrich Meier, in his new book, Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religion, treats Thoughts on Machiavelli as more than just an interpretation of Niccolo Machiavelli.

He treats it as a book that reveals, not incidentally, through its art of esoteric writing, the fundamental. 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 Machiavelli.

The book contains commentary on Machiavelli's The Prince and the Discourses on Livy. Tupac also read the book Do or Die by Leon Bing here is is the link to the video Tupac mentions it around on YouTube John Singleton also read the gang book gonna read it too book was published in ,there is also a book Tupac read that he was photographed with I will post it and try to find that one on Good Reads.

Jan 01,  · The centrality of Thoughts on Machiavelli within Strauss' work cannot be overemphasized. During his lifetime (by my count), Leo Strauss published some 14 or 15 books (depending on whether you count The History of Political Philosophy).5/5(5).

Leo Strauss argued that the most visible fact about Machiavelli’s doctrine is also the most useful one: Machiavelli seems to be a teacher of wickedness. Strauss sought to incorporate this idea in his interpretation without permitting it to overwhelm or exhaust his exegesis of The Prince and the Discourses on the First Ten Books of Livy.

"We are in sympathy," he writes, "with the simple. I'm writing a dissertation on Machiavelli and I've answered similar questions on r/Askhistorians, so I think I can respond to your concerns, and a few other common ones that you haven't mentioned.

Machiavelli wasn't successful. Machiavelli did not become a "Prince" himself because he never believed he was suited for the job. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 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 The Paperback of the Thoughts on Machiavelli by Leo Strauss at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help The Prince is as comprehensive as the Discourses: each book contains everything that Machiavelli knows.

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May 09,  · 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.

Niccolò Machiavelli was born into this unstable time of shifting fortunes in the year He served in a number of minor government positions, and was banished or imprisoned at various points of his career.

One of his most notable positions was serving as a sort of political advisor to the Borgia family. 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. I was just curious what it was all about and it’s a relatively short little book, so I figured I’d read it.

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. By handbook, I mean, handbook on the acquisition and use of power. Apr 17,  · What Machiavelli can teach you about leadership In the book he described a certain kind of behavior that's come to be regarded as a manual for powerful rulers.

Machiavelli's thoughts. 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) [].DISCOURSES OF NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI ON THE FIRST TEN (BOOKS) OF TITUS LIVIUS TO ZANOBI BUONDELMONTI AND COSIMO RUCELLAI FIRST BOOK.

When I consider how much honor is attributed to antiquity, and how many times, not to mention many other examples, a fragment of an antique statue has been bought at a great price in order to have it near to one, honoring his house.

This is my summery of What are todays most important lessons to learn from Machiavelli's – The Prince? 1. Bribery and accommodation are effective tools. 2. Generosity is not appreciated, as more and more will be expected.

3. A weak leader will.