ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

The Place of Machiavelli in Moral Philosophy

A pragmatic disregard for morality?

Photo by Raimond Kalavins Unsplash

Machiavelli is best known for his work “The Prince”. A work that is often misunderstood in a variety of ways. It’s primarily a book concerning the question of power, how to acquire it, and how to hold onto it. A lot of people will misinterpret the book and believe Machiavelli was giving advice to the general population and their quest for whatever…

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Laura Halls

Laura Halls

Trans/Genderfluid writer writing whatever comes to mind