Machiavelli's God / Maurizio Viroli ; translated by Antony Shugaar.

To many readers of The Prince, Machiavelli appears to be deeply un-Christian or even anti-Christian, a cynic who thinks rulers should use religion only to keep their subjects in check. But in Machiavelli's God, Maurizio Viroli, one of the world's leading authorities on Machiavelli, argues...

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Main Author: Viroli, Maurizio.
Format: Book
Language:English
Italian
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Table of Contents:
  • MACHIAVELLI'S GOD; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE
  • HIS GOD; CHAPTER TWO
  • THE POWER OF WORDS; CHAPTER THREE
  • THE REPUBLIC AND ITS RELIGION; CHAPTER FOUR
  • MACHIAVELLI AND THE RELIGIOUS AND MORAL REFORMATION OF ITALY; INDEX.