Deep Republicanism: Prelude to Professionalism by Donald C. Hodges

By Donald C. Hodges

Deep Republicanism: Prelude to Professionalism unearths a subversive republicanism in Machiavelli's political theories that's at odds with the demoliberalism frequently perceived as his basic political time table. It additionally establishes the significance of this republican time table in realizing the main revolutions of the trendy global.

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55. 27. 13 (numbers refer to book and chapter). 28. Pitkin, Fortune Is a Woman, 3 10-314. 29. Negri, Insurgencies, 61; for the reference to Gramsci, see Antonio Gramsci, The Modern Prince, in The Modern Prince and Other Writings, ed. and trans. Louis Marks (New York: International Publishers, 1957), 139. 30. 17; and Negri, Insurgencies, 64-65. 3 1. I. Lenin, The State and Revolution, in The Lenin Anthology, ed. Robert C. Tucker (New York: Norton, 1975), 373-374; and Negri, Insurgencies, 291 -292, 293-300.

Machiavelli's teaching is immoral and irreligious," although most interpreters think otherwise because, as heirs of the Machiavellian tradition, they "do not see the evil character of his Contrary to Berlin, Strauss argues that Machiavelli rejected classical morality, not just Christian ethics. Machiavelli's revolt against classical political philosophy, he contends, was also a revolt against its moral foundations. But Strauss confuses the Christian religion and morality of St. Paul with Jesus' religion and morals as presented in the Synoptic Gospels.

78. " 105. Gentili cited by Mattingly. 79. Gramsci, The Modern Prince, 141- 142. 80. Gramsci, The Modern Prince, 135; and Georges Sorel, Reflections on Violence,trans. E. Hulme and J. : Free Press, 1950), 142, 144. 81. Georges Sorel, "Introduction: Letter to Daniel HalCvy," in Reflections on 17iolence, 57, 58. 82. Gramsci, The Modern Prince, 135, 135 n. I, 136. 83. Gramsci, The Modern Prince, 141, 142; and Althusser, Machiavelli and Us, 23. 84. 2; and Althusser, Machiavelli and Us, 129. 85. Gramsci, The Modern Prince, 135, 136.

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