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Machiavelli's virtue, Harvey C. Mansfield

Label
Machiavelli's virtue
Title
Machiavelli's virtue
Statement of responsibility
Harvey C. Mansfield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Machiavelli's Virtue is a comprehensive statement on the founder of modern politics. Harvey C. Mansfield begins by analyzing Machiavelli's radical notion of virtue, which culminates in his own personal virtue. Machiavelli shows that princes need a new morality that only he has supplied. Mansfield argues that Machiavelli intended to rule the world through his thought; though a prince without a state, his subjects were the princes who would follow his writings on founding and ruling. This new "perpetual republic" is Machiavelli's own sect - and a remedy for the failures of all previous republics
  • Mansfield reveals the role of sects in Machiavelli's politics, his advice on how to rule indirectly, and the ultimately partisan character of his project. Following the method of Leo Strauss, he takes up Machiavelli's individual works as wholes and shows him to be the founder of modern institutions that came later, such as the impersonal state and the energetic executive. Mansfield thus makes the case that Machiavelli is alive for us and full of the wisdom we need. His thought cannot be dismissed as quaint and obsolete; it is disturbingly relevant for our delusions and our complacency
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mansfield, Harvey C.
Dewey number
320.1/092
Index
index present
LC call number
JC143.M4
LC item number
M355 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
JC 143 M4 M287m 1996
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò
  • Ethics
  • Politieke ideeën
  • Politics
  • Philosophy
  • Morals
  • Ethics
Label
Machiavelli's virtue, Harvey C. Mansfield
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Machiavelli's Virtue -- 2. Necessity in the Beginnings of Cities -- 3. Burke and Machiavelli on Principles in Politics -- 4. Machiavelli and the Idea of Progress -- 5. An Introduction to Machiavelli's Florentine Histories -- 6. Party and Sect in Machiavelli's Florentine Histories -- 7. An Introduction to The Prince -- 8. An Introduction to Machiavelli's Art of War -- 9. Strauss's Machiavelli -- 10. Machiavelli's New Regime -- 11. Machiavelli's Political Science -- 12. Machiavelli's Stato and the Impersonal Modern State -- 13. Machiavelli and the Modern Executive
Control code
ocm32703500
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 371 pages
Isbn
9780226503684
Lccn
95024115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780226503684
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o32703500
  • (OCoLC)32703500
Label
Machiavelli's virtue, Harvey C. Mansfield
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Machiavelli's Virtue -- 2. Necessity in the Beginnings of Cities -- 3. Burke and Machiavelli on Principles in Politics -- 4. Machiavelli and the Idea of Progress -- 5. An Introduction to Machiavelli's Florentine Histories -- 6. Party and Sect in Machiavelli's Florentine Histories -- 7. An Introduction to The Prince -- 8. An Introduction to Machiavelli's Art of War -- 9. Strauss's Machiavelli -- 10. Machiavelli's New Regime -- 11. Machiavelli's Political Science -- 12. Machiavelli's Stato and the Impersonal Modern State -- 13. Machiavelli and the Modern Executive
Control code
ocm32703500
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 371 pages
Isbn
9780226503684
Lccn
95024115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780226503684
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o32703500
  • (OCoLC)32703500

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