Item description for The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli...
It was Niccol Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with this book, when he asserted that The Prince (president, dictator, prime minister, etc.) does not have to be concerned with ethics, as long as their motivation is to protect the state. It is this questionable belief that in many ways had lead to the modern world as we know it. His assertion was that the head of state must protect the state no matter the cost and no matter what rules he or she breaks in the process. If you want to understand modern politics you must read this book.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.19" Weight: 0.37 lbs.
Release Date Sep 12, 2007
Publisher Wilder Publications
ISBN 1934451614 ISBN13 9781934451618
Availability 88 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 20, 2017 05:10.
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