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Unformatted text preview: ▪ p. 48-criticizes past philosophers for basing ideologies on imaginary republics (i.e. kalipolis) ◦ balance between good and bad ▪ never fear being called bad ◦ generosity ▪ cant be too generous ◦ cruelty ▪ don't be so compassionate ▪ is it better to be feared or loved? • Both; but if you chose one its better to be feared ◦ Trust- keeping your word Discussion: • Image ◦ appearance and politics/power ◦ image is what generates the power ◦ ANYONE can become a ruler ▪ to learn it is a skill/technique, not something you are born with ◦ Only ecclesiastical principalities • Religion ◦ religion gives people morality...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course COCI C1102 taught by Professor Tarikamar during the Spring '11 term at Columbia College.
- Spring '11
- The Prince, Machiavelli