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Unformatted text preview: Department of Political Science Dr. Waggaman Office: Russell 243 Spring 2008 Phone: 831-5746 POSC 140 Office: M-W 2-3pm T-R 9-10am or by appt. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS And many have imagined republics and principalities that have never been seen or known to exist in truth; for it is so far from how one lives to how one should live that he who lets go of what is done for what should be done learns his ruin rather than his preservation.---Machiavelli, The Prince ..you are extolling men who have regaled the Athenians by giving them their fill of what they desired, and people say that they have made Athens great; what they do not perceive is that through the efforts of these earlier statesmen it is bloated and rotten to the core. They have glutted the state with harbours and dockyards and walls and tribute and rubbish of that sort, regardless of the requirements of moderation and righteousness, and when the inevitable fit of weakness supervenes the citizens will hold their current advisors responsible, and go on extolling...
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