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Machiavelli in tumult : the discourses on Livy and the origins of political conflictualism / Gabriele Pedullà, University of Rome.

Author/creator Pedullà, Gabriele author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Descriptionpages cm
Uniform titleMachiavelli in tumulto. English
Contents Concordia parvae res crescunt : the humanistic backdrop -- a necessary inconvenience : the demystification of political concord -- From philosophy to history -- Relishing the savor vs. hearing -- Battles over chronologies -- Tumults, tribunes and mixed government -- Tumults and humors -- The modes of tumults -- Between friends and enemies -- The aims of tumults -- Fear and virtue : the rebuttal to humanistic pedagogy -- A precarious freedom -- The fragility of virtuousness -- Terror : the greatest master there is -- The many faces of fear -- The empty throne -- the guard of liberty : the rejection of Aristotelian balance -- Checks without balance -- Two or three? -- A skeptical populism -- Giving the foreigners citizenship : an expansionist republicanism -- A humanistic theory of citizenship? -- The Roman model -- The Aristotelian model -- Conquest or concord? -- Reviving Roman expansionism -- Dionysius' reappearance : the classical roots of modern conflictualism -- In the footsteps of Polybius? -- Dionysius: mixed government and roman tumults -- Dionysius : dictatorship and Roman tumults -- Dionysius : citizenship and Roman tumults -- Dionysius and/or Livy -- Remembering the conflict : Machiavelli's legacy -- Between Aristotle and Hobbes -- A third paradigm (1531-1789) -- Conflict remembered (1789-2000) -- Machiavelli and us.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formEarly works.
LCCN 2018013742

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