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Is Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince a directive to autocrats to rule by any means necessary, or a warning about the ways free citizens can be dominated by rulers? A short video suggests that Machiavelli's famous work might have been misinterpreted over the years, and that the meaning may be different than popular culture would have us believe.
- After exploring the links to the additional resources, have viewers take a stance on the question and provide evidence to support their interpretation
- Most appropriate for high school or college level philosophy classes
- The thought-provoking video challenges the long-held view of Machiavelli's The Prince