Yale University: Steven Smith's "New Modes and Orders: Machiavelli's The Prince, Chapters 1-12"

Watch this lecture. As you watch, consider Machiavelli's background compared to that of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. The political landscape of Europe was considerably bigger and more complex during the Renaissance and thus allowed Machiavelli to advance some of the first political concepts and models.

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