Unabridged version of the PRINCE, by Niccolo Machiavelli and translated by N. Topics include power forms mixed, through criminal acts, and power aspects bearing, heredity, flatters, power acquisition with help, secretaries. Read it.
The Art of WarChump Change - The nine situations 19 xii. The army on the march 14 x. Attack by stratagem 5 iv. Variation in tactics 13 ix. This chump change edition provides a slim volume with full text at an affordable price. ContentsI. Maneuvering 11 viii. This unabridged english value reproduction of THE ART OF WAR is game theory from 2, 500 years ago, as translated by Lionel Giles.
It lists the 13 chapters in bare form for the reader to review and contemplate Sun Tzu’s teachings as it applies to their life. The art of war is divided into 13 chapters covering all the steps of battle, be it in the office or across continents. Topics include, ” “tactical dispositions, “Five Essentials for Victory, ” “Maneuvering, ” and many more.
The Art of War - The attack by fire 23 xiii. No student of influence should be without this historic philosophy book on leadership. Terrain 17 xi. Energy 8 vi. Weak points and strong 9 vii. The use of spies 24.
The Art of War Everyman's LibraryEveryman's Library - An elemental part of chinese culture, it has also become a touchstone in the West for achieving success, whether on the battlefield or in business. Alongside the pithy and powerful ancient text, harris includes: --extracts from the canon of traditional chinese commentators who have explained Sun Tzu's wisdom over the centuries --Notes --A bibliography --A chronology of Chinese dynasties --A map --An illuminating introduction on the warrior-philosopher Sun Tzu and the role of The Art of War in history and today.
This everyman's library edition features a brilliant new translation by Peter Harris. The ancient chinese military classic that is widely admired today by both military and business strategists--in a new translation, with new notes and commentary. For more than two thousand years, The Art of War has provided leaders with essential tactical and management advice.
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MeditationsValue Classic Reprints - Capstone. Unabridged private reflections of the Emperor of Rome, on how one is to exist in a world of chaos. Meditations by marcus aurelius and in the most accepted translation by George Long, is a book that belongs on everyone’s shelf. A favorite of bill clinton and john steinbeck, 000 years, and influencer of many others for 2, it is as relevant today to those in power struggles over empires and boardrooms as it was when it was first recorded.
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Read their own voice, decide for yourself what they would think of today’s world governments that may be ‘communist’ with heavy financial backing, or ‘capitalist’ with taxes intended to distribute the wealth. Are the author’s themselves visionaries? Or people incapable of thoughtful discussion?The battle cry of one side of the Cold War.
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The 48 Laws of PowerPenguin Books 9780140280197 - Capstone. Every law, though, has one thing in common: an interest in total domination. Reference. Penguin Putnam. In a bold and arresting two-color package, self-defense, The 48 Laws of Power is ideal whether your aim is conquest, or simply to understand the rules of the game. In the book that people magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating, sun tzu, ” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.
T. Amoral, ruthless, and instructive, this multi-million-copy New York Times bestseller is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, cunning, or defending against ultimate control – from the author of The Laws of Human Nature. Barnum. Some laws teach the need for prudence “law 1: never outshine the master”, others teach the value of confidence “Law 28: Enter Action with Boldness”, and many recommend absolute self-preservation “Law 15: Crush Your Enemy Totally”.
The Wealth of Nations Modern LibraryModern Library - Like marx’s das capital and machiavelli’s The Prince, his great book marked the dawning of a new historical epoch. Capstone. Reference. Modern Library. The book’s importance was immediately recognized by Smith’s peers, and later economists have shown an unusual consensus in their admiration for his ideas.
Combining economics, political theory, and practical programs, philosophy, Smith assumes that human self-interest is the basic psychological drive behind economics and that a natural order in the universe makes all the individual, history, self-interested strivings add up to the social good. Adam smith, a scottish professor of moral philosophy, expounded the then-revolutionary doctrine of economic liberalism.
The Wealth of Nations Modern Library - His conclusion, that the best program is to leave the economic process alone and that government is useful only as an agent to preserve order and to perform routine functions, is now known as laissez-faire economics or noninterventionism. In noting for the first time the significance of the division of labor and by stating the hypothesis that a commodity’s value correlates to its labor input, Smith anticipated the writings of Karl Marx.
First published in 1776, the Wealth of Nations is generally regarded as the foundation of contemporary economic thought. Penguin Putnam.
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Modern Library. Capstone. Penguin Putnam. This edition includes: an abridged selection of all 5 books for the contemporary reader an original commentary offering new research and analysis by classic literature guru Tom Butler-Bowdon A biography and chronology of Adam Smith's life and the events surrounding the original publication of the work Today, that remains the source of personal, not governments, reminding us that it is the ingenuity and drive of people, The Wealth of Nations is still essential reading for any business or self-development library, national and global prosperity.
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Common Sense Little Books of WisdomApplewood Books - Thomas paine arrived in America from England in 1774. Applewood Books. Reference. A friend of benjamin Franklin, he was a writer of poetry and tracts condemning the slave trade. Penguin Putnam. In 1775, as hostilities between britain and the colonies intensified, Paine wrote Common Sense to encourage the colonies to break the British exploitative hold and fight for independence.
Capstone. The little booklet of 50 pages was published January 10, 1776 and sold a half-million copies, approximately equal to 75 million copies today. Modern Library. Capstone Publishing.
Letters from a Stoic A Penguin Classics HardcoverPenguin Classics - Capstone. Whether on a well-curated shelf or in your back pocket, these timeless works of philosophical, political, and psychological thought are absolute must-haves for book collectors as well as design enthusiasts. A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived "in accordance with nature, " Stoicism called for the restraint of animal instincts and the severing of emotional ties.
Applewood Books. Stoicism, helped ease pagan rome's transition to christianity, as expressed in the Letters, for it upholds upright ethical ideals and extols virtuous living, as well as expressing disgust for the harsh treatment of slaves and the inhumane slaughter witnessed in the Roman arenas. Modern Library.
With more than 1, 500 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Penguin Books. Penguin Putnam. These beliefs were formulated by the Athenian followers of Zeno in the fourth century BC, but it was in Seneca that the Stoics found their most eloquent advocate.
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