Niccolo Machiavelli

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Noun1.Niccolo Machiavelli - a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)Niccolo Machiavelli - a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
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The later maresciallo Sansovito series by Guccini and Macchiavelli is studied as a response to the aftermath of the Italian right-wing political alliance in the 2000s, which reveals that several Italians did not identify with the anti-Fascist tradition: though showing its flaws, the two authors affirm the core values of the Resistance and thus contribute to a regenerative recollection of an Italian past.
Authors covered include some of the biggest names in contemporary crime literature (including Andrea Camilleri, Giancarlo De Cataldo, Maurizio De Giovanni, Marcello Fois, Carlo Emilio Gadda, Francesco Guccini, Carlo Lucarelli, Loriano Macchiavelli and Leonardo Sciascia).
Holiday quotes the Italian statesman Niccolo Macchiavelli's affirmation that conspiracies are the tools through which the weak can plot against the strong, but how "weak" can we consider a tag-team composed of a Silicon Valley billionaire, a professional wrestling champion, and the United States' most prominent personality rights lawyer?
She notes the antihumanist sentiments of many humanist-trained figures, such as Luther and Macchiavelli. The next intellectual framework, Baconian empirical science, does not emerge immediately, and Eggert argues that the rhetoric of alchemy fills the gap between Humanism and the rise of Enlightenment science.
At the same time, his text resembles Macchiavelli's The Prince and Lord Chesterton's Letters to his Son because it contains a wealth of practical advice on how the political class should behave in order to build and maintain a strong state and achieve personal prosperity.
"Il bestiario di Macchiavelli, tra emblematica e naturalismo." Italica 80.3 (2003): 313-32.
The influence of Lucretius is traced in Macchiavelli's view of religion as a means of repression through fear; in Valla's On Pleasure (De voluptate), written in the 1430s, not published until much later; in More's Utopia; in the works of Bruno; and, almost in passing, in the atomism of Thomas Hariot.
The authors analyzed are Augusto De Angelis (1888-1944), Giorgio Scerbanenco (1911-1969), Leonardo Sciascia (1921-19189), Loriano Macchiavelli (b.
Students at places like Harvard and Yale will go on to med school and law school or prestigious MBA-programs, and a background in the liberal arts will not only look good on their resumes, but might very serve them well in their lives and even in the exercise of their professions (Someone engaged in high-level politics or administration who has studied Macchiavelli in depth, for example, has an advantage over someone who hasn't).