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Western Political Thought
1st Book: "The Prince"
Advice on nature of Politics
Advice on human nature
Advice on qualities of Prince
Advice on Statecraft
Advice on Ethics
Advice on Religion
Advice on Fortune
As a realist, he accepts role of fortune in man's life
Bad times come like the torrential rains on roaring rivers
Requires prior arrangement & courage to face it.
Compares it w/ with women who embrace brave men.
2nd Book: "Discourses"
Ideal State based on Aristotle's best practicable State i.e., Polity
"Wherever possible Republic, Wherever necessary Monarchy, but in no situation Aristocracy"