Synopses & Reviews
One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolò Machiavellis The Prince
is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, The end justifies the means.” With The Prince,
Machiavellis intent was to provide practical advice for rulers and politicians, especially in regard to the unification of Italy. An important read for those interested in history, politics, ethics, and human nature, The Prince
is now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics
series, providing a chic and affordable addition to any library.
Lexile score: 1430L
About the Author
(14691527) was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. William K. Marriott
was a translator of many Renaissance works, including Machiavelli's The Prince.