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Machiavelli In Hell - De Grazia, Sebastian
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1994, ISBN: 9780679743422

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Princeton. 1994. Vintage Books. 1st Vintage Books Paperback Edition. Very Good In Wrappers. Winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Biography. 497 pages. January 1994. paperback. 0679743421. keywords: Biography Machiavelli Renaisance Italy History. inventory # 42096. FROM THE PUBLISHER - ‘Finally a book free of the interminable religious and idealistic bickerings over Machiavelli, and critically up-to-date in scholarship. An exhilarating work, restoring Machiavelli to us as his contemporaries probably knew him. The harvest of quotations alone supplies the reader with the best provisions for a journey into Machiavelli’s texts.’ -Sergio Bertelii, Editor of Machiavelli: Opera Omnia. In this intellectual biography Sebastian de Grazia presents a new Machiavelli-in a way that gives an almost uncanny sense of the great Florentine thinker’s presence. After telling the story of Machiavelli’s childhood and the period of personal crisis that followed his imprisonment and torture, the book turns to The Prince. Thence- forth the facts of biography-Machiavelli’s home, journeys, fears and joys, works, friends, and loves-never cease to weave in and out of the narrative as his ideas gather power and come together to form a unified vision of humankind and the world. Convinced that a good political leader or ‘prince new’ would have to engage in acts of cruelty and bad faith, Machiavelli faces a predicament: how to justify this evil to prospective leaders themselves and to people at large. He cannot dispense with their fear of God’s judgment, for he holds it to be essential to political community. MACHIAVELLI IN HELL offers a profound and skillful exploration of how he penetrated this difficulty. To do so, he had to work out a new statecraft, invent a new moral reasoning, and redimension heaven and hell. Drawing on all of Machiavelli’s writings, from carnival songs to major political works, de Grazia bases the book on Machiavelli’s own words. He uses his own translations of Machiavelli, including many passages never before translated into English. ‘This is the best work I have read on Machiavelli. It is unique in that it considers him explicitly as a moralist and moral philosopher, and it presents through this viewpoint a new and exciting reading of his work. The book achieves remarkable results of clarity and depth and, above all, offers a complete view of the figure of Machiavelli. The author has brilliantly interwoven philosophical-political analysis with biographical details.’ - Rosario Villari, University of Rome. ‘MACHIAVELLI IN HELL is the best-integrated and most thorough, searching treatment of Machiavelli I have encountered. De Grazia brings Machiavelli’s experiences, personality, and milieu together with his political and literary writings to produce a convincing historical being with a consistent and unified vision of man and the world. De Grazia probes deeply into Machiavelli’s language, its usages and resonances, and its relation to classical, Christian and Florentine tradition and finds the meanings appropriate to a consistent reading of the text.’ - Donald Weinstein, University of Arizona. ISBN: 0679743421.

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[SR: 51295], Taschenbuch, [EAN: 9780679743422], Vintage, Vintage, Book, [PU: Vintage], 1994-01-13, Vintage, Machiavelli in Hell In this intellectual biography, de Grazia presents a new vision of Niccolo Machiavelli that evokes the great Florentine thinker's presence. After giving an engrossing account of Machiavelli's childhood and period of personal crisis that followed his imprisonment and torture, the book turns to an examination of The Prince. Photos., This intellectual biography of the 16th century Italian quotes exclusively from Machiavelli's own words rather than quoting others who commented upon him. In this way de Grazia, a professor at Rutgers, paints a colorful portrait of the man entirely in the context of his time. In The Prince Machiavelli had famously examined the dilemma of the ruler who must find a resolution between political necessity and ethical behavior. By thus inventing 'realpolitik' Machiavelli entered the language of political discourse, and got himself rather a bad name. De Grazia's book, which won a Pulitzer Prize, goes some way to rehabilitating him, suggesting that his immoral means were put to good political ends., 56859011, Politiker, 56858011, Politiker & Persönlichkeiten, 56797011, Biografien & Erinnerungen, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 56880011, Philosophen, 56874011, Fachleute & Akademiker, 56797011, Biografien & Erinnerungen, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 69077011, Politik, 69106011, Aktivismus, 1321875031, Arbeitsverhältnisse, 1321874031, Frieden & Sicherheit, 69091011, Führung, 69079011, Geschichte & Theorie, 69090011, Gewerkschaften, 69098011, Globalisierung, 69080011, Ideologien, 69083011, International, 69105011, Lobbying, 69107011, Menschenrechte, 1321876031, Nachschlagewerke, 69097011, Politik der USA, 69092011, Politische Parteien, 1321877031, Raumordnung, 69093011, Realpolitik, 69096011, Soziale Sicherheit, 69028011, Sachbücher, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher

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[SR: 51295], Taschenbuch, [EAN: 9780679743422], Vintage, Vintage, Book, [PU: Vintage], 1994-01-13, Vintage, Machiavelli in Hell In this intellectual biography, de Grazia presents a new vision of Niccolo Machiavelli that evokes the great Florentine thinker's presence. After giving an engrossing account of Machiavelli's childhood and period of personal crisis that followed his imprisonment and torture, the book turns to an examination of The Prince. Photos., This intellectual biography of the 16th century Italian quotes exclusively from Machiavelli's own words rather than quoting others who commented upon him. In this way de Grazia, a professor at Rutgers, paints a colorful portrait of the man entirely in the context of his time. In The Prince Machiavelli had famously examined the dilemma of the ruler who must find a resolution between political necessity and ethical behavior. By thus inventing 'realpolitik' Machiavelli entered the language of political discourse, and got himself rather a bad name. De Grazia's book, which won a Pulitzer Prize, goes some way to rehabilitating him, suggesting that his immoral means were put to good political ends., 56859011, Politiker, 56858011, Politiker & Persönlichkeiten, 56797011, Biografien & Erinnerungen, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 56880011, Philosophen, 56874011, Fachleute & Akademiker, 56797011, Biografien & Erinnerungen, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 69077011, Politik, 69106011, Aktivismus, 1321875031, Arbeitsverhältnisse, 1321874031, Frieden & Sicherheit, 69091011, Führung, 69079011, Geschichte & Theorie, 69090011, Gewerkschaften, 69098011, Globalisierung, 69080011, Ideologien, 69083011, International, 69105011, Lobbying, 69107011, Menschenrechte, 1321876031, Nachschlagewerke, 69097011, Politik der USA, 69092011, Politische Parteien, 1321877031, Raumordnung, 69093011, Realpolitik, 69096011, Soziale Sicherheit, 69028011, Sachbücher, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher

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New York: Vintage Books. First Edition.. Good condition with minor signs of external wear. From the library of philosopher Graham Parkes. With his name on the half title.. First Edition. New York, Vintage Books, 1994. 13,5 x 20 cm. 497 pages. Original Softcover. Good condition with minor signs of external wear. From the library of philosopher Graham Parkes. With his name on the half title. Contains among others: Irreverent and on the go; God's friends and Machiavelli's; The heavenly host; The way of evil; Clergy and country; The fool of love; The point of it all etc., Vintage Books

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Machiavelli in Hell
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de Grazia, Sebastian

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Machiavelli in Hell

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0679743421

In this intellectual biography, de Grazia presents a new vision of Niccolo Machiavelli that evokes the great Florentine thinker's presence. After giving an engrossing account of Machiavelli's childhood and period of personal crisis that followed his imprisonment and torture, the book turns to an examination of The Prince. Photos.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780679743422
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0679743421
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Publishing year: 1994
Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS
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Weight: 0,481 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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