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Anti-Machiavel or, an examination of Machiavel"s Prince : with notes historical and political : published by Mr. de Voltaire by Friedrich II King of Prussia

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Published by printed for T. Woodward in London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated from the French.
ContributionsVoltaire, 1694-1778.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii,[1],332,[4],p. ;
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16032620M

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Frederick the Great's ANTI-MACHIAVEL. TABLE OF CONTENTS. FOREWORD: EXAMINATION OF THE PRINCE OF MACHIAVEL. I. WHAT A STRONG PRINCE REALLY IS, AND HOW ONE CAN REACH THAT POINT. it is a book which falls naturally into the hands of princes, and of those who have a taste for policy. It is all too easy for an ambitious young man, whose heart and. Anti-Machiavel was written by Frederick the Great, Frederick II of Prussia, in , in response to Machiavelli's The Prince. It was extensively revised by Voltaire, of whom Frederick was patron. It was published in September , and its authorship, which was /5(8). To be so universally hated, however, Machiavelli also had to be widely read, as Marlowe's Machiavel points out: "Admir'd I am of those who hate me most. Though some speak openly against my books, Yet will they read me" Of the many books specifically refuting The Prince, two deserve special mention. Oct 29,  · The history of the Anti-Machiavel, which he wrote and Voltaire published, is a strange one, and it has been exhaustively told by Carlyle, who does not, however, show his usual acumen in dealing with the importance of Il Principe.

Oct 19,  · Anti-Machiavel or, an examination of Machiavel's Prince. With notes historical and political. Published by Mr. de Voltaire. Translated from the French. by Friedrich II King of Prussia. Published by printed for T. Woodward in London. Written in EnglishPages: Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. ANTI-MACHIAVEL () Introduction As Kings have the Power to do Good or Evil according to their Choice and Inclination, how deplorable is the Condition of that People who have every thing to fear from the Abuse of Majesty, whose Properties are a Prey to the Avarice of their Prince, their Liberty to his Caprice, their Repose to his Ambition. Anti-Machiavel, ou Examen du Prince de Machiavel: Corrigé pour la Plus Grande Partie, d'Après le Manuscrit Original de Frédéric II, Avec une Introduction Et des Notes Historiques (Classic Reprint).