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Introduction

Karma Nabulsi

in Traditions of War: Occupation, Resistance and The Law

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294078
eISBN:
9780191599972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294077.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This short introduction describes the approach taken by the book and gives a brief outline of its contents. The story is about wars and military occupation, and the ideas underlying them, and the ... More


Machiavelli

Maurizio Viroli

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198780885
eISBN:
9780191695407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198780885.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents a critical examination of Machiavelli's thought, and an account of his work with a reassessment of his central ideas and arguments. It challenges the accepted interpretations of ... More


Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and Montaigne: Power and Subjectivity from Richard II to Hamlet

Hugh Grady

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257607
eISBN:
9780191717796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

From 1595-1600, Shakespeare dissected the workings of political power in the four histories of the Henriad and in Hamlet in ways which remarkably parallel — and were perhaps influenced by — the ideas ... More


Practical Politics

Antony Black

in The West and Islam: Religion and Political Thought in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199533206
eISBN:
9780191714498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533206.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Muslim Advices-to-Kings took into account Realpolitik in a way that European political writings did not, until Machiavelli. They were handbooks of political management and social psychology with a ... More


Machiavelli and Moral Change

Terence Ball

in Reappraising Political Theory: Revisionist Studies in the History of Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279952
eISBN:
9780191598753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279957.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Machiavelli's conception of princely virtue—virtù—is entirely consistent with the brutal precepts and practices prescribed in The Prince, and for which his own and succeeding generations have roundly ... More


The Retrieval of Civic Virtue: A Critical Appreciation of Sandel's Democracy's Discontent

Thomas L. Pangle

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The civic republican public philosophy is rooted in Aristotle and Machiavelli. It stresses the civic virtues deliberative self-government requires in the citizenry, and makes the formation of ... More


The Legacy of Republican Patriotism

Maurizio Viroli

in For Love of Country: An Essay On Patriotism and Nationalism

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293583
eISBN:
9780191600289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293585.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Surveys the conception of republican patriotism from Classical Greece and Rome to the civic humanism of the fifteenth century Italian city‐republics. In the classical Roman tradition, the love of the ... More


The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

J. G. A. Pocock

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Originally published in 1975, this book remains a landmark of historical and political thought. The book looks at the consequences for modern historical and social consciousness arising from the ... More


Virtue and the Double Standard

Mark Philp and Z. A. Pelczynski

in Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645060
eISBN:
9780191741616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645060.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Does Machiavelli operate with a different standard for the public (virtue) than or the private sphere (goodness)? What is his understanding of virtue and immorality? Plamenatz argues that the double ... More


The Ship of State: Statecraft and Politics from Ancient Greece to Democratic America

Norma Thompson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088175
eISBN:
9780300128055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088175.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a new perspective on the development of political thought from Homer to Machiavelli, Tocqueville, and Gertrude Stein (who is introduced here, for the first time, as a writer of ... More


The Humanitarian Condition? On War and Making a Global Public

Patricia Owens

in Between War and Politics: International Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199299362
eISBN:
9780191715051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299362.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contrasts Arendt's writing with Jürgen Habermas who has argued that humanitarian intervention is justified, in part, because it places international relations on the path toward ... More


Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Hilary Gatti

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Europe's long sixteenth century—a period spanning the years roughly from the voyages of Columbus in the 1490s to the English Civil War in the 1640s—was an era of power struggles between avaricious ... More


The Medicean Restoration: B) Machiavelli’s

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter adopts a formal and political approach to Machiavelli’s Il Principe (The Prince, 1532). Il Principe is a study of the “new prince”—or rather of that class of political innovators to ... More


Rome and Venice: A) Machiavelli’s and

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to Machiavelli's Discorsi (Discourses on the first Ten Books of Livy, 1531) and his Arte della Guerra (The Art of War, 1521). Drawing from this volume's overall inquiry into the ... More


Rome and Venice: B) Guicciardini’s and the Problem of Aristocratic Prudence

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to Machiavelli’s Discorsi (Discourses on the first Ten Books of Livy, 1531) and his Arte della Guerra (The Art of War, 1521). Drawing from this volume’s overall inquiry into the ... More


Afterword

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter contains the author's reflections on the publication of this volume as well as the ideas expressed therein. It first begins with a survey of Machiavellian thought as discussed ... More


A Religion to Live Free

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on political writer Machiavelli, who elaborated on both republican religion and the need for a religious reform better than anybody else. In the last pages of The Art of War, ... More


Within the Soul

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers Machiavelli's thoughts about God and religion. In the last chapter of The Prince, he writes that Italy “prays God to send her someone who will redeem her.” In his private ... More


Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Mark Jurdjevic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199204489
eISBN:
9780191708084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204489.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Guardians of Republicanism analyses the political and intellectual history of Renaissance Florence—republican and princely—by focusing on five generations of the Valori family, each of ... More


The Politics of Participation: From Athens to E-Democracy

Matt Qvortrup

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076589
eISBN:
9781781701560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076589.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

We live in an age of democracy. Very few people challenge the virtues of ‘government by the people’, yet, politicians and commentators are fond of decrying the ‘crisis of democracy’. How do these ... More


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