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Machiavellians

James Burnham

Machiavellians

defenders of freedom.

by James Burnham

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Published by Putnam in London .
Written in English


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Pagination202p. ;
Number of Pages202
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"The Machiavellians" in contrast is perhaps a timeless book and, who knows, may ultimatelty be considered Burnham's genuine classic. "The Machiavellians" is not just a readable survey and synopsis of the ideas of several great political philosophers, it also describes the lessons Burnham believed needed to be assimilated if liberty and human Cited by: The book devotes a long section to Machiavelli himself as well as to such modern Machiavellians as Gaetano Mosca, Georges Sorel, Robert Michels and Vilfredo Pareto.

Burnham This classic work of political theory and practice offers an account of the modern Machiavellians, a remarkable group who have been influential in Europe and practically /5(34).

Machiavellians, Burnham tells us, regard politics as a science devoted to describing facts as they really are, not as one may wish them to be. In a certain sense, I.

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The book devotes a long section to Machiavelli himself as well as to such modern Machiavellians as Gaetano Mosca, Georges Sorel, Robert Michels and Vilfredo Pareto.

Burnham contends that the writings of these men hold the key both to the truth about politics and to the preservation of political liberty/5. The Machiavellians by Burnham, James. Publication date Collection millionbooks; universallibrary Language English. Addeddate Collectionid TheMachiavellians BOOK COVER download.

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In addition, there is a long section on Machiavelli himself/5(6). Review of "The Machiavellians" by James Burnham This book may be the one book that I now use to judge all political science books that I read in the future. As succinctly as possible, Burnham’s argument is that political science suffers from an inverted is-ought problem.

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Burnham contends that the writings of these men hold the key both to the truth about politics and to the preservation of political liberty. A difficult, but good question.

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The most famous book on politics ever written, 'The Prince' remains as lively and shocking today as when it was written almost five hundred years ago. Initially denounced as a collection of sinister maxims and a recommendation of tyranny, it has more recently been defended and indeed applauded as the first scientific treatment of politics as it is practiced rather than as it ought to be practiced/5(17).

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The following test. Machiavellians are rulers who implement the principles expounded by a 16th century Italian philosopher called Niccolo Machiavelli. He was born in the city of Florence in and died in A recent biographer’s book is titled Machiavelli in Hell because of the nature of his teaching conveyed in the book The Prince.

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Burnham contends that the writings of these men hold the key both to the truth about politics and to the preservation of political : James Burnham. The Modern Machiavellians. By James Burnham. John Day Co., New York, James Burnham’s second attempt to purge himself of the misunderstood Marxism of his earlier years is slightly more successful than his first effort, The Managerial the latter book, he still tried to explain the problem of power in economic terms, although no longer from the social point of view of Marx.