The works of niccolo machiavelli, such as the prince, were considered a guideline for the. Lantimachiavelli di federico ii di prussia rappresenta il manifesto. Antimachiavel is an 18thcentury essay by frederick the great, king of prussia and patron of voltaire, consisting of a chapterbychapter rebuttal of the prince. Frederick the great 17121786 antimachiavel 1741 introduction as kings have the power to do good or evil according to their choice and inclination, how deplorable is the condition of that people who have every thing to fear from the abuse of majesty, whose properties are a prey to the avarice of their prince. It was first published in september 1740, a few months after frederick became king. Written by frederick the 3rd of prussia when he was still a prince, there are actually two versions of the text. Antimachiavel treatise by frederick the great britannica. Antimachiavel neoreactionary library kindle edition by.
In his antimachiavel, a somewhat conventional discussion of the principles of. Antimachiavel hardcover a spirited rebuttal of machiavellis the prince and a book with a fascinating background which is discussed in sonninos introductory remarks. Antimachiavel voltaire foundation university of oxford. Antimachiavel is the result of a collaboration between frederick the great, king of prussia, and voltaire, who edited and expanded upon his patrons essay.
Antimachiavel frederick the great pdf antimachiavel is the result of a collaboration between frederick the great, king of prussia, and voltaire, who edited and expanded upon his patrons bity link bity link. Antimachiavel was written by frederick the great, frederick ii of prussia, in 1739, in response to machiavellis the prince. The refutation of machiavellis prince or, antimachiavel. Antimachiavel is an 18thcentury essay by frederick the great, king of prussia and patron of voltaire, consisting of a chapterbychapter rebuttal of the prince, the 16thcentury book by niccolo machiavelli. In his antimachiavel, a somewhat conventional discussion of the principles of good government published in 1740 just before his accession, frederick wrote that there were two sorts of princesthose who ruled in person and those who merely relied on subordinates. This edition contains a full introduction, with a detailed publication history and.25 637 356 1070 1392 299 297 427 1532 681 316 362 213 558 1303 391 1269 165 1021 1161 1383 886 1538 19 715 483 346 1124 347 201 399 294 209 496 899 320 1383 185 1377 1341 250 1229 1299 1463 464 1066