The Rights of War and Peace

The Rights of War and Peace

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"[...]tragedy due to the conflict within him, we cannot help gathering from Schopenhauer an immensity of what is true, what is good and what is excellent. One thing especially noticeable about his writings is that while German philosophers are often ponderous and in fact nebulous, Schopenhauer is always clear, original, and readable. To Machiavelli belongs by acclaim the honor of having written the ideal biography of a State. His clear, straightforward, concise statement of conditions and characters as he saw then is a model for all writers of record. He was the first great Italian historian, and no man has ever been more ardent in his patriotism or a more earnest supporter of government for and by the people. The greatest tribute to his inflexible honesty of character is the fact that while no man had greater opportunities to enrich himself at the cost of the State, he died leaving his[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 20.83mm | 612.35g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507563361
  • 9781507563366