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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9) Constantin I Dihoiu, Conceptia politica a lui Niccolo Machiavelli, extras din revista "Familia" nr.
Niccolo Machiavelli was born in 1469, the son of a Florentine lawyer.
Underlying the tradeoff between the way of Ronald Coase and the way of Niccolo Machiavelli are the contending parties' opportunities, preferences, and perceptions.
POSSIBLY NO INDIVIDUAL HAD AS much impact on modern political thought as did Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527).
The path to power over other people and a completely unquestioned expense account was first laid down more than 500 years ago by Niccolo Machiavelli, a mid-level bureaucrat in the court of Lorenzo de Medici, a powerful and ruthless prince who ruled Renaissance Florence back when that was a very big deal.
Summary: Niccolo Machiavelli, perhaps the shrewdest political philosopher in history, believed that great events were shaped by luck -- or "fortuna" as he called this unpredictable force of life.
The second chapter, A Leadership Composite from the Classics, provides extensive thoughts on Aristotle, Plato and Niccolo Machiavelli.
SWANSEA Famous for | Outstanding natural beauty | Birthplace of Dylan Thomas | Cockles and laverbread Famous people | Dylan Thomas (writer) | Catherine Zeta Jones (actor) | Karl Jenkins (composer) | John Charles (footballer) | Rowan Williams (former Archbishop of Canterbury) Population | 238,000 TUSCANY Famous for | Wine | Landscape | Birthplace of the Renaissance | Florence Famous people | Leonardo Da Vinci (inventor, poet) | Dante (poet) | Gianluigi Buffon (footballer) | Sandro Botticelli (painter) | Michelangelo (painter) | Niccolo Machiavelli (philosopher, playwright) Population | 3.
It's now a bit battered, but it is still possible to read the slim volume called The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli.
The historical thriller is about a young man called Ezio who is betrayed by the ruling families of Italy and is seeking vengeance whereby he call upon the wisdom of great minds such as Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli.
Edito da Patricia Vilches (Lawrence University) e Gerald Seaman (Ripon College), questo libro si propone di definire la figura di Niccolo Machiavelli attraverso i contributi multidisciplinari di sedici docenti di area anglofona.