The Prince. Mattingly, Garrett. Dates and time periods associated with this presentation. (.ppt), descriptive and downloadable metadata available in other formats, /ark:/67531/metadc86922/metadata.untl.xml, /oai/?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&identifier=info:ark/67531/metadc86922, /ark:/67531/metadc86922/metadata.mets.xml, /stats/stats.json?ark=ark:/67531/metadc86922, https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86922/. Print. There is also continuous, The ideas that Machiavelli displays are the true ideals of the era, however, the irony and satire surrounding how they are presented are not genuine: ““Any man who tries to be good all the time is bound to come to ruin among the great number who are not good. Helpful links in machine-readable formats. endobj Kniatt, Stacey & Johnson, Ken. Belliotti, Raymond Angelo. “The Prince is Not a Satire.” Don Macdonald. endobj Macdonald, Don. Hence a prince who wants to keep his authority must learn how not to be good, and use that knowledge, or refrain from using it, as necessity requires” (Machiavelli). He continues to be ironic and poke fun at the system in play and proves that these thoughts of the prince are not genuine. endobj Machiavelli composed The Prince as a practical guide for ruling (though some scholars argue that the book was intended as a satire and essentially a guide on how not to rule). 9 0 obj Niccolo Machiavelli raises the question if it is better to be loved or feared when in a position of power. University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library. One must therefore be a fox to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten wolves.” Machiavelli uses this analogy as an attempt to teach the masses how to embrace their human significance. 3 0 obj <> Ruffo-Fiore, Silvia. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1992. This paper discusses a research study on Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a satire. In fact, several authors have suggested that Machiavelli wrote 'The Prince' as a résumé to the Medici family in hopes of securing a government position. Presentation for the 2007 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on Machiavelli's "The Prince" as a satire. People and organizations associated with either the creation of this presentation or its content. x���Mo�8����h)C?9�n�m����Ap��"�veE��ɡj�q6 �!�r�i N?������5��s�X����L�RJ�(=x�`����Ͼ���+H��(��)i&�7�ٗ��]� �")�$E���ǹ All materials have been previously accepted by a professional organization or approved by a faculty mentor. endobj 2 0 obj The Prince can be considered as a handbook for princes, and even after Machiavelli’s death in 1527, these ideas of guidance still holds…, Is It Better to Be Loved or Feared? For partners and peer institutions seeking information about standards, project requests, and our services. Machiavelli is revealing to the reader that in order for a prince to do a good job, he must lie to his subjects in order to be successful. Abstract: This presentation discusses a research study on Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a satire. endstream 11 0 obj endobj This goal is evident from the very beginning, the dedication of the book to Lorenzo de’ Medici, the ruler of Florence. <> What responsibilities do I have when using this presentation? file x���K��2�3�kX�1��D�4�i��;�%��%��( @�/۲$EQ�����ڟ�?�������C�J�5�HG �W Known predominantly for his work The Prince, Machiavelli was one of the utmost writers of the Renaissance. <> Later scholars reexamined the work and started to doubt the seriousness of Machiavelli's message. This The Prince is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Translated and edited by Robert M. Adams. Machiavelli's Prince: Political Science or Political Satire? presentation, 14 0 obj Niccolò Machiavelli, an Italian diplomat and philosopher, wrote The Prince during the period when the Medici family returned to power during the 16th century. (.pdf), 1 The young historian was born into a wealthy family of five, with whom he shared his love for reading. October 22nd, 2010. endobj This collection presents scholarly and artistic content created by undergraduate students. is part of the collection entitled: Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a Satire: An Exploratory Look at Machiavelli's Works to Determine His True Political Inclinations. 1 0 obj Links and search tools for all of the collections and resources available from UNT. The American Scholar 27.4 (1958): 482-91. Ruffo-Fiore, Silvia. March 29, 2007; endobj Descriptive information to help identify this presentation. Honors College. Print. <> 1469, Niccolo Machiavelli, arguably one of the greatest Italian Politicians of all time, was born. [ 8 0 R] Belliotti, Raymond Angelo. Machiavelli states that it is better to have a relationship that is based on both love and fear but since you can rarely be both loved and feared it is better to have a relationship built on fear. Machiavelli's "The Prince" as a Satire, 13 0 obj Machiavelli wrote The Prince at a time where there was political unrest and confusion in Italy, which is why it can be interpreted in many different ways, such as a political satire or epilogue of his political views; however, while the content may be confusing the true meaning of The Prince is to be understood as a satire. <> <> "Machiavelli's Prince: Political Science or Political Satire?" He was…, Applying Niccolò Machiavelli’s Principles in The Prince to Tiffany & Co. The author argues that 'The Prince' challenges all of Machiavelli's other works and what we know of his life, and that this inconsistency and the knowledge of Machiavelli's opinions give evidence that perhaps 'The Prince' is a satire. Machiavelli, Niccolo. More information about this presentation can be viewed below. University of North Texas; Faculty Mentor, Fourth Annual University Scholars Day, 2007, Denton, Texas, United States. Machiavelli wrote The Prince at a time where there was political unrest and confusion in Italy, which is why it can be interpreted in many different ways, such as a political satire or epilogue of his political views; however, while the content may be confusing the true meaning of The Prince is to be understood as a satire. The American Scholar 27 (1958): 482-491. History Today. 8 0 obj Here are some suggestions for what to do next. 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