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Machiavelli, Niccolò

  • By: Nicholas J. Crowe & Rachel M. Reznik
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469–1527) was an Italian political theorist, philosopher, and diplomat, whose life and works have acquired for him a reputation as a master in the dark arts of deceit and manipulation. His writings were wide-ranging, addressing many of the concerns ...

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