Political Theory I
Political Theory I

Political Theory I

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A political theory video pack on Machiavelli, Morris, Ruskin, Thoreau, Rawls, Adam Smith and Marx featuring videos from School of Life.

POLITICAL THEORY - Niccolò Machiavelli



Question 1

According to the video, Niccolò Machiavelli views a good politician as someone who …

A

Is friendly and nice

B

Knows how to defend, enrich and bring honour to the state

C

Is always truthful and keeps promises

D

Is entirely wicked and sly

E

All of the above


Question 2

According to the video, in what works do Machiavelli address the issue that it is almost impossible to be both a good politician and a good person in the traditional sense?

A

"The Prince" and "The Discourses"

B

"The Prince" and "The Dilemmas"

C

"The Price" and "The Discourses"

D

"The Price" and "The Dilemmas"

E

None of the above


Question 3

The Catholic Church banned Machiavelli's work for 200 years because he argued that the bible was not truthful in its descriptions of Jesus Christ.

A

True

B

False