Machiavelli, Niccolo

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Niccolo, Italian author and statesman, 1469-1527.
Mach scale - used to determine an individual's use of manipulation.
machiavellianism - a personality trait of one who manipulates others to achieve goals.
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Niccolo Machiavelli, quondam segretario (b) (1) Magnifico oratori apud Summum Pontificem Francisco Victorio.
In persoana lui Niccolo Machiavelli vedem "creatorul umanismului politic a carui contributie a influentat substantial conceptia moderna despre stat", fiind alaturi de ceilalti mari ganditori ai Renasterii "precursorul si reprezentantul modului de productie capitalist, al gandirii burgheze, al oranduirii si ideologiei".
At first glance, some of these pairings seem unusual, while others, like Billy Martin and Niccolo Machiavelli, appear to make a great deal of sense.
Ascoli's essay is slotted in with a number of others toward the end of the volume that focus on the ever-richer problematics of the writings of Niccolo Machiavelli, and, in this sense, with its companion studies suitably brings the larger narrative circle back round to John Najemy, who has contributed so much toward the renewed scrutiny of this central thinker and writer.
7 discusses history and the use of historical examples in Niccolo Machiavelli, Francesco Guicciardini, and Bodin.
Italian playwright Niccolo Machiavelli famously believed a pragmatic approach in life would bring success - with the 'ends justifying the means'.
Despite the lucent nature of his writings, few works have been as heavily analyzed as those of Niccolo Machiavelli.
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Put foreign policy first, theorist Niccolo Machiavelli once advised his 16th-century Florentine prince.
When Italy-based writer Nanami Shiono met Junichiro Koizumi soon after his inauguration as prime minister, Koizumi recalled a passage he particularly liked in one of Shiono's books and quoted from it an aphorism by Niccolo Machiavelli, who observes, ''The surest route to heaven is to know well the road to hell.
MANY ADJECTIVES ARE used to describe Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527).
Presenting himself as a military architect and engineer, Leonardo goes on to win the patronage of warlord Cesare Borgia, and meets the brilliant but scheming Niccolo Machiavelli.