Two Princes

Machiavelli‚Äôs Prince is rife with recommendations that its presumably power-hungry readers employ treachery and violence to achieve their selfish ends. Amidst all the murder and mayhem, there is perhaps no more chilling passage than one in which Machiavelli explains what limits do (and do not) apply to such villainy. Cautioning princes not to render themselvesContinue reading “Two Princes”