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Enigma Principelui
Revista de ştiinţe politice şi relaţii internaţionale (2009)
  • William J. Connell
Abstract
The paper elucidates the puzzle" of /The Prince or Machiavelli's
reasons to write a book that instructs men to become princes, that teaches princes how to preserve their rule,
and that promotes cruel and tyrannical techniques. The author examines the extraordinary historical circumstances, the political ones and the intellectual context in which Machiavelli wrote.
Keywords
  • the Prince,
  • princely government,
  • Florence Renaissance
Publication Date
2009
Citation Information
William J. Connell. "Enigma Principelui" Revista de ştiinţe politice şi relaţii internaţionale (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/william-connell/30/