Machiavellism


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The predominant view has roots in Friedrich Meinecke's post--World War I study, Machiavellism, but was revised by Leo Strauss's Thoughts on Machiavelli (1958) and the essays by Harvey Mansfield that it inspired (Machiavelli's Virtue [1996]).
Meinecke, F 1957, Machiavellism: the doctrine of raison d'etat and its place in modern history, Yale University Press, New Haven.
(2) On the influence of Machiavelli's thought on Frederick the Great and other statesmen, and on the development of the doctrine raison d'dtat by philosophers Fichte and Hegel, and German historians such as Leopold von Ranke and Heinrich von Treitschke, see Friedrich Meinecke, Machiavellism: The Doctrine of Raison d'Etat in Modern History, trans.
Over forty years ago, Felix Raab charted the reception and influence of Machiavelli's ideas on English politics (otherwise termed 'Machiavellism'), which he argued reached its peak during the early- to mid-Stuart period.
"The Rise, Proliferation, and Degradation of Machiavellism: An Outline." The Prince.
The finding that politically-oriented respondents have a low degree of Machiavellism is not surprising because organizational politics appears to be a more diffused process.
Amoral Politics: The Persistent Truth of Machiavellism. Albany: University of New York Press.
On one hand, Mansfield (1989) writes that Pocock and Skinner are "formidable authorities on Machiavellism....
The final essays in the volume pay testimony to the ever-widening scope of Machiavellism. Juraj Gracin's survey of Machiavelli's reception in Croatia draws renewed attention to Soderini's contacts with the authorities in Dubrovnik and his attempts to secure Machiavelli a job as secretary to the Republic of Ragusa after his exile, while Paul Van Heck's essay on the first translations into Dutch of Il principe and the Discorsi adds further to the recent renaissance of interest in Machiavelli's reception in Holland.
Morgenthau, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Walter Lippmann, its historical roots are best traced in Friedrich Meinecke's classical work, Machiavellism: The Doctrine of Raison d'Etat and Its Place in Modern History (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1957).
The first part, entitled "Machiavellism Described," is devoted to establishing the claim that Machiavellism, as a type, is everywhere and not limited to Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy.
Kahn proposes to revise the history of Machiavellism, mainly in England, by arguing that views of Machiavelli as the diabolical Machiavel and the republican thinker interested in the realities of de facto political power are not mutually exclusive.