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Medieval Philosophy

Did Machiavelli Want the Prince to Be Evil?

June 22, 2021

Machiavelli’s aim was not to ask the princes to be essentially evil, but prepare them to face critical situations that demanded them to act toward the greater good of the state. […]

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Medieval Philosophy

Machiavelli’s Views on Morality in Politics

June 21, 2021

In one of his greatest works, ‘The Prince’, Machiavelli talks about political evil and states that a prince must learn ‘how not to be good'” in order to achieve the end goal, that is, to maintain safety and stability in the community. […]

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Government

The Working of the Supreme Court

May 18, 2021

Only the majority opinion of the Supreme Court has legal authority and can be cited in future cases as being part of the precedent set by the case. […]

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Politics

Federal Bureaucracy in the US: Challenges

May 13, 2021

The executive branch of the US government has to work with the Congress when it comes to implementing and executing policies. But there are challenges. These can be understood as two types of principal-agent problems. However, there are several tools that Congress has for reducing its problem with the bureaucracy. […]

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Politics

The Federal Bureaucracy in the United States

May 12, 2021

The United States federal government’s bureaucracy is a huge set-up. It is part of the executive branch of the government, and the executive branch is organized into a series of five buckets, all under the president’s leadership. […]

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