Lecture Outlines - Machiavelli & LaBoetie
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Department
Political Science
Course
POL2108
Professor
Sophie Bourgault
Semester
Winter

Description
Machiavelli - LECTURE 1 I – Interpretative battles over Machiavelli - a few words about Machiavelli’s life & historical context II - Classifying principalities (ch.1-11): a few key lessons. * Mach's heroes (ch.6) * Cesare Borgia * Agathocles * The Prince as “armed prophet” III – Of good armies (ch.12-14) ** the story of David & Goliath IV – (ch.15-21) The qualities of a (good) prince. (of generosity, love… and other virtues) Machiavelli - LECTURE 2 (ch. 24-26 of the Prince) * FORTUNA: 2 metaphors, 2 important messages? THE DISCOURSES I - The origins of political society & M’s cycle of regimes (ch.1-2) II - Artificial necessities: the Roman tribunes & other good laws (ch.3-7) III – Politics & morality. (ch. 9-15)
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