9781626860612

The Prince and Other Writings

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  • ISBN13:

    9781626860612

  • ISBN10:

    1626860610

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/6/2014
  • Publisher: Canterbury Classics
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Summary

One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, “The end justifies the means.” With The Prince, Machiavelli’s intent was to provide practical advice for rulers and politicians, especially in regard to the unification of Italy. An important read for those interested in history, politics, ethics, and human nature, The Prince is now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series, providing a chic and affordable addition to any library.

Lexile score: 1430L

Author Biography

Niccolo Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance.

William K. Marriott was a translator of many Renaissance works, including Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince.

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