Month: September 2011

  • Machiavelli: power, transition and institutional change

    Machiavelli: power, transition and institutional change

    In 1513 Machiavelli provided a seminal analysis of the flow of power in Europe. The ideas defined in “The Prince” have inspired political thinkers ever since. At the time his acute, perhaps cynical, understanding of power, made him notorious, and his works were added to the Vatican’s list of banned literature. Today his name has […]