Machiavelli: Philosopher of Power (Eminent Lives)

Machiavelli: Philosopher of Power (Eminent Lives)

Ross King


a part of the acclaimed Eminent Lives sequence, Machiavelli is an excellent portrait of the intense and progressive political philosopher—history’s most famed theorist of “warfare, terror, homicide, and bloodshed”—and the age he embodied. Ross King, the New York Times bestselling writer of Brunelleschi’s Dome, argues that the writer of The Prince used to be a much more complicated and sympathetic personality than is frequently portrayed.

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