Missouri State University’s Dr. Christopher Lynch, professor and head of the Department of Political Science and Philosophy, recently published his second book on the Italian military strategist and philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli.
“Machiavelli on War” has been published by the Cornell University Press.
The book is divided into four parts, beginning with an examination of Machiavelli’s role as a military official and his assessments of political problems.
Using Machiavelli’s diplomatic and government correspondence, his musings on military commanders, and writings such as “The Prince,” Lynch argues that Machiavelli was among the greatest of modern philosophers because he was the first modern philosopher of war. [Read more…] about Dr. Christopher Lynch publishes new book on Machiavelli