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SOC SCI LEC NOTES (Week 6)MachiavelliPolitical realismDifference of Machiavelli from the other philosophers (Politicalidealism)Focused on how to acquire, maintain, and consolidate powerThe ruler can do whatever it takes (even acts of evil)StabilityDesperate times = desperate measuresRepublicanWrote “The Prince” to warn people about these kinds of princes (whodoes these evil acts to maintain power) – if they chose monarchy overrepublicanBetter to be fearedYou are in control of the people’s fear but you cannot controltheir loveA prince can be cruel up to a certain point but should not be hated
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Spring
Professor
Arandia
Tags
Political Philosophy, The Prince, English language films, desperate times

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