‘Anti-Machiavel’ is the result of a collaboration between Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and Voltaire, who edited and expanded upon his patron’s essay. Topics prussia, hohenzollern, friederich der grosse, frederick ii, frederick the great, germany, machiavelli, machiavellianism, political philosophy. I don’t know that there is a whole lot to be learnt from the Anti-Machiavel itself. It’s a mixture of self-deception, contradictory argument, and hypocrisy that.

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How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement? Near the end of his life, Frederick physically connected most of his realm by conquering Polish territories in the First Partition of Poland.

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Shane rated it really liked it Feb 04, A History of Roman Literature. Interested primarily in music and philosophy and not the arts of war during his youth, Frederick unsuccessfully attempted to flee from his authoritarian father, Frederick William I, with childhood friend, Hans Hermann von Katte, whose execution he was forced to watch after they had been captured.

Alexander Belyj rated it did not like it Jun 10, Not surprisingly, Frederick had other matters to occupy his attention, and he did not return to the work in an appreciable way.

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The Spirit of the Laws. On the one hand, then, Machiavelli erred by assigning too great a value on princely machinations that, Frederick claims, ended in anti-machiavek, as the king’s evil actions are taken up by his subjects. Lives of the Twelve Caesars. It will then be reviewed by Lulu Staff to determine the next course of action. Location of Infringing Material Identify each web page that allegedly contains infringing anti-jachiavel. No trivia or quizzes yet.


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Erin rated it it was ok May 03, We appreciate your feedback. The work, written in French, was produced at a turning point in Frederick’s life, after his turbulent and rebellious youth, and immediately before his assumption of the throne of Prussia. A bunch of bollocks. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points!

Want to Read saving…. About Frederick the Great. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Frederick had, of course, read Machiavelli long before; it is not exactly clear what drew his attention to this subject in the late s, frederock his affiliation with Voltaire and frederkck impending change in rank most certainly contributed to the project.

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