Free Essays on Kautilya The Indian Machiavelli

  1. Kautilyas Theory

    Write an essay on Kautilyas theory of state? Abstract: Kautilya was the key adviser to the Indian king Chandragupta Maurya (c. 317-293 B.C.E.), who first united the Indian subcontinent in empire. Written about 300 B.C.E., Kautilya'sArthasastra was a science of politics intended to teach a wise king...

  2. Economic Ideas of Kautilya

    Economic ideas of Kautilya (Arthashastra) Introduction: Kautilya’s Arthashastra is the chief source of information. Kautilya’s name was Vishnu Gupta. He was a learned Brahmin. He is known by the name of Kautilya because he was an expert in diplomacy and political strategy. He was the chief minister...

  3. The Prince by Machiavelli

    arrange a conspiracy against the prince; therefore, the prince needs to satisfy the people to some extent (Machiavelli 3). To do this the prince will arm the people and soldiers (5). Nicolo Machiavelli also states another quality that the prince must lack is greed and abuse of woman (3). Machiavelli’s ideal...

  4. Theories of State: Plato and Kautilya

    Kautilya’s Saptanga Theory of State Plato vs. Kautilya- A Comparison Conclusion ...

  5. SOURCES OF ANCIENT INDIAN POLITICAL THOUGHTS

    SOURCES OF ANCIENT INDIAN POLITICAL THOUGHTS (a) The Vedas : The Vedas are regarded as the authentic work of Gods at the time of the creation of the world and so are considered the original source of information. Though Vedas do not describe the political system that existed information can be drawn...

  6. Machiavelli and Today's Politics

    political ways to hold Iraq in their hands. One of them is try to weaken the neighbours of Iraq and to hinder neighbour's get a footing there.In Prince, Machiavelli states that, "The prince who holds a country differing in the above respects ought to make himself the head and defender of his less powerful neighbours...

  7. Vetiver Oil Market Will See Strong Expansion Through 2024

    Haitian vetiver varieties has well defined roseate notes and is highly regarded in the perfume industry. On the other hand, the oil obtained from Indian vetiver varieties is known best for its balsamic woody note. Global Vetiver Oil Market: Region-wise Outlook Countries such as Haiti, India, Indonesia...

  8. Indian Plywood and Laminates market

    The report titled “Indian Plywood and Laminates market: Trends and Opportunities (2015-2019)” provides an insight into the Plywood and Laminates market in India with focus on applications of plywood and laminates. The report assesses the market sizing and growth of the Indian Plywood and Laminates...

  9. Abraham Lincoln in the Eyes of Machiavelli

    endorsed throughout the North, and he was loved by all. Is it better to be loved than feared, or the reverse? In his novel, The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli states that there is a dispute over which path a leader should take. The fact that Lincoln won the presidency despite strong opposition from the...

  10. Indian Removal Act

    many questions. The Indian Removal Act of 1830 was at the time, thought to be justified and acceptable. There were two groups, the people who wanted the Indian’s gone, and the people who believed they should be allowed to stay. The Indian Removal Act of 1830 that forced the Indians out of their territory...

  11. Definitions Of Historians

    Manifesto Niccolo Machiavelli: It is better to be feared than to be loved. If a leader has foes, he must make friends with them or kill them. It is better to lie to keep power than to tell the truth and not keep power. Mohandas Gandhi: Ahimsa leader in India and led to the Indian Independence in 1945...

  12. Machiavelli

    Machiavelli poses the essential question about the relationship between leaders and followers: Is it more effective to enforce discipline by rigorously applying the laws and unhesitatingly exercising your power, or winning by the affection of your followers?” ( Ledeen). So is it better to be feared...

  13. The Ultimate Pragmatist: Kautilya’s Philosophy on Smart Power in National Security

    king, written by the Indian philosopher, Kautilya, in the 4th century B.C.E. Kautilya’s pragmatism is reflected in policy advice on how to conduct war and diplomacy by both honest and dishonest means toward the goal of increasing the power,wealth, and security of the state. Kautilya advocates “SMART”[1]...

  14. Are the Political Ideas of Machiavelli Still Relevant in Today's World?

    Hum2230 Are the Political Ideas of Machiavelli still relevant in Today’s World? Niccolo Machiavelli was born on May 3, 1469 in Florence. Machiavelli was considered one of the most controversial political philosophers of his time. Machiavelli began working in the Florence government at...

  15. Machiavellian's Approach

    Machiavelli is 16th century Italian philosopher who have presented an outstanding Dictator’s Guide in his political treatise called “The Prince”. Some of the things Machiavelli believed a ruler must posess include be feared than to be loved, be quick on making decisions and be decisive, do anything...

  16. Impact of Indian Community on the New Jersey Area

    Impact of Indian community on the New Jersey area “Nearly every third person who lives in Edison” New Jersey is originally from India (Texeira). For most of new Indians immigrants who have come to the US to fulfill their American Dream, New Jersey is the place they look for to live. They call New...

  17. Doingbus in Indian

    Nowadays, due to India's population is constantly increasing, the Indian became more and more powerful economy and trade country, more policy relaxation of import and export trade standards, more and more multinational companies to enter the Indian doing business. This report is going to be discussed about...

  18. Kautilya's Arthasastra : Statecraft

    Kautilya’s View on Statecraft Kautilya Arthasastra is a unique treatise on the art of statecraft or governance, wherein every single aspect of human life is subject to the jurisdiction of the state. His detailed work clearly laid down an organization set-up, and there was a clear-cut division of a...

  19. Machiavelli: Renaissance Man

    Machiavelli: Renaissance Man Niccolo Machiavelli's book The Prince is an influential book. It was written in 1513, and it deals with the concepts of power. These are due to the facts that it explains what power is, how to get power, and how to maintain power. What is power? Power is the ability to...

  20. Cherokee Indians

    RUNNING HEAD: CHEROKEE INDIAN TRIBE 1 THE CHEROKEE INDIAN TRIBE AND THE NEW WORLD CALVIN YOUNG AIU CHEROKEE INDIAN TRIBE 2 Abstract The Cherokee Indian were some of the first settlers in what is now the United States. They had...

  21. Machiavelli, Plato, Aristotle

    POLS 3310 Tu/Th 4-5:30 Final Paper Machiavelli in his book “The Prince” seems to sap the very foundations of morality and stops at nothing short of capsizing the entire edifice of religion. His thoughts resonate with a loathing of true virtue and propagate corrupted politics. Actually, today the...

  22. INDIAN DRAMA

    Indian drama in English Drama is a composite art in which the written word of the playwright is concretized when it becomes the spoken word of the actor on the stage. It involves the playwright, the actor, the audience, plot construction, characterization, dialogues, music, dance, posture, stage setting...

  23. the mauryan empire

    both, i.e., literary sources and archaeological source materials. Among literary sources two main books, i.e, Arthashastra and Indika written by Kautilya and Megasthenes respectively provides useful information about the Mauryas. On one hand, Arthashastra tell us the administrative system of the kings...

  24. gitanjali 18

    GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN INDIA F.M. 200 100 Marks Unit I 1. Framing of the Indian Constitution: Role of the Constituent Assembly – the Preamble. 2. Fundamental Rights and Duties – Directive Principles. 3. Nature of Indian Federalism: Union-State Relations. 4. Union Executive: President, Vice-President:...

  25. The Effect of WWI on the Indian Independence Movement

    India. As Germany attempted to hurt the British by infiltrating India and establishing the roots of rebellion through the Hindu-German Conspiracy, Indian troops fought valiantly for the entente powers and began to question the divine right of the West to rule while Europe itself was in turmoil. But above...

  26. Plains Indians

    Technological developments helped drive the Native Americans back, and government actions were manipulative in how they prompted mistreatment of the Plains Indians. Whether on purpose, or by accident, both technology and government led to the ultimate downfall of Native American culture and society in the plains...

  27. geoeconomics

    even though we frequently like to imagine that it is so, citing Machiavelli or Hobbes. In China it goes back at least to the statesman Guan Zhong (d. 645 BC) who served Duke Huan of Qi (ruled 686–643 BC). In India it goes back to Kautilya and his book Arthashastra, about 300 BC. Among the betterknown...

  28. Motivation for Jackson’s Indian Removal Policy

    Motivation for Jackson’s Indian Removal Policy Andrew Jackson’s Indian Removal Policy illustrates his history as an aggressive Indian fighter, his commitment to maintaining state rights, and the influence of the popular opinion of the frontier states whom he depended on in the 1828 election. Jackson’s...

  29. The Indian Revolution During the American Revolution

    21h.001 How to Stage a Revolution Essay 1 rewrite The Indian Revolution during the American Revolution Unlike most revolutions in history the events that took place in north America from 1775 to 1783 did not involve just two competing groups of people. On one side was the British Empire trying...

  30. Machiavelli and Politics Today

    Machiavelli offers crucial theoretical insights into the American presidency, as some of our leading scholars of the presidency have both implicitly and explicitly demonstrated. James MacGregor Burns (1956), for instance, drew on Machiavelli for both the title and one of the main themes of his classic...

  31. Socialism

    Andrew George, New York: Penguin Books, 1999. * Sun Tzu, The Art of War, trans. John Minford, New York: Penguin Books, 2009. * Niccolò Machiavelli The Prince, trans. Peter Bondanella, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Reading Assignments: Please complete the assigned readings...

  32. Indian Act

    The Indian Act is a Canadian federal law that governs in matters pertaining to Indian status, bands, and Indian reserves. Throughout history it has been highly invasive and paternalistic, as it authorizes the Canadian federal government to regulate and administer in the affairs and day-to-day lives...

  33. Machiavelli: The Realist

    Machiavelli: The Realist Political realism did not become a popular concept until it was discussed by Niccolò Machiavelli, making him one of the most influential philosophers. According to another philosopher, Francis Bacon, Machiavelli was “the founder of a new, objective science of politics, concerned...

  34. Indians All Our Lives

    Indians all Our Lives, 1890-1920 The Indian territory during the late eighteen century were formed out form out of many different bands or tribes which righted over each other to gain more territory, by the mid nineteen century they had to confront a different enemy another expanding power in the...

  35. How do Aristotle and Machiavelli understand the relation between politics and ethics?

    Short Paper 1 How do Aristotle and Machiavelli understand the relation between politics and ethics? Aristotle and Machiavelli developed guiding principles in regards to politics. The political goals of both philosophers differentiated substantially. Aristotle’s goal of politics is to achieve a...

  36. Arthashastra - Paper

    Arthashastra One of the oldest management books available to the world is Arthashastra, the treatise on Economic Administration was written by Kautilya in the 4th century before Christ. It consists of 15 chapters, 380 Shlokas and 4968 Sutras. It is essentially on the art of governance and has an instructional...

  37. Cherokee Indians 2

    Cherokee Indians There was over ten million plus Native Americans in the world when the first non Native Americans arrived but this would all change within the next 250 to 300 years when over three quarters of our population would be wiped out because of the warfare that was imported by the white man...

  38. Hobbes and Machiavelli

    and the work of earlier philosophers. Hobbes’ political theory coincides with the political theory of Niccolò Machiavelli, and yet differs in the theory of virtù. Hobbes follows Machiavelli in some important aspects of political theory, and yet expands upon or discards Machiavelli’s ideas in other important...

  39. The Indians

    The Indians where put on plots of land called reservations. The Indian tribes possessed or owned the land but the government had total supervision. There they could not hunt their own food, instead, had to live on government rations. The children could no longer speak in their native tongue and where...

  40. Indian Culture

    friend, there is a huge difference between indian and western culture. if you are the one who is asking- which one is the best then, i would say indian culture. some may not agree with me, but if you give a thought- then you might find me right. Indian culture has given many things to mankind. and...

  41. Artthe Arthashastra Insights on Statecraft and Reflections of Ancient Indian Society


    artThe Arthashastra Insights on Statecraft and Reflections of Ancient Indian Society
 
 
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 This paper investigates the Arthashastra and its implications for ancient Indian society, as well as the rationale behind the principles underlying the text.1 It is necessary to bear...

  42. Machiavelli: The Realist

    132 5/3/11 Machiavelli the Realist Machiavelli revolutionized the way the worldviews politics. However, when we read his writings today, the ideas don’t seem very revolutionary. This is because his thoughts came to embody political structure. Machiavelli is known for being the first...

  43. Machiavelli vs Aung San Suu Kyi

    philosophers have developed there own theories, with hopes to sway an opposing view to the main stream. Two legendary historical figures, Niccolo Machiavelli, and Aung San Suu Kyi, have challenged the public in an attempt to influence the world. Although it is speculation, Niccolo Machiavelli’s concept...

  44. American Indian Movement

    American Indian Movement The American Indian Movement has significantly improved over the past 30 years. American Indians have been on the move for almost 500 years. The movement has transformed policy making into programs and organizations that have served Indian people in many communities....

  45. Lao-Tzu and Machiavelli

    Comparing Lao-Tzu and Machiavelli What is the purpose of a government? Many philosophers have asked this question. Lao-Tzu is an ancient Chinese philosopher and author of the Tao-te Ching. Machiavelli, an Italian philosopher, and author of the Prince who live 2000 years after Lao-Tzu’s time. They each...

  46. Indians

    fierce battles and melees between the Indians and the settlers that were born from this cultural conflict. In spite of this, many people may not know about the systematic and deliberate means employed by the U.S. government to permanently rid their new land of the Indians who had lived their own lives peacefully...

  47. Corruption in India

    phenomenon in India. It has been prevalent in society since ancient times. History reveals that it was present even in the Mauryan period. Great scholar Kautilya mentions the pressure of forty types of corruption in his contemporary society. It was practiced even in Mughal and Sultanate period. When the East...

  48. Machiavelli and His Power Through the Prince

    Machiavelli and his Power Through The Prince Final Novel Paper Evan Cunningham May 18, 2008 6th Hour AP Literature Mrs. Shuell The Era of Renaissance, which originated in Southern Europe, was time that symbolized a golden light at the end of the tunnel...

  49. Petrarch and Machiavelli

    Thoughts on Ruling: Machiavelli VS. Petrarch In the fourteenth century, the humanist philosopher Francesco Petrarch wrote a letter entitled How a Ruler Ought to Govern His Sate. Nearly a century later, another philosopher by the name of Niccolo Machiavelli wrote a book about governing, The Prince...

  50. The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli

    The Prince, by Nicolo Machiavelli 1 CHAPTER I CHAPTER II CHAPTER III CHAPTER IV CHAPTER V CHAPTER VI CHAPTER VII CHAPTER VIII CHAPTER IX CHAPTER X CHAPTER XI CHAPTER XII CHAPTER XIII CHAPTER XIV CHAPTER XV CHAPTER XVI CHAPTER XVII CHAPTER XVIII CHAPTER XIX CHAPTER XX CHAPTER XXI CHAPTER XXII CHAPTER...

  51. Laotzu vs Machiavelli

    Although Lao-Tzu and Machiavelli wrote centuries apart from each other these two leaders share similar believes on government. Lao-Tzu describes his ideas in Thoughts from the Tao-te-Ching. Machiavelli states his ideas in The Qualities of a Prince. Lao Tzu believed that a ruler will be respected and...

  52. Settlers Effect on the Plains Indians

    Impacts of the millions of Americans on the Plains Indians as they settled on the Great Plains from 1865 to 1900 The new railroads in the West occasioned by the Civil War opened up the area to economic development and new settlers. American settlers from the East entered via the Mississippi to ranch...

  53. The Epic History of Indian Army

    Ancient History |   | The epic history of Indian Army dates back to more than ten thousand chequered years. The two epics of ‘Ramayana’ and ‘Mahabharata’ constitute the fundamental framework around which the edifice of Indian Army is built. The massive epic war ‘Mahabharata’, fought at Kurukshetra...

  54. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

    Machiavelli, Niccolò. The Prince. New York: Penguin, 1961. The Prince, written by Niccolò Machiavelli, was, and is still considered today, one of the most influential and controversial publications of all time. Written during his political demise, Machiavelli dedicated The Prince to Lorenzo...

  55. Ancient Technology

    great scholars including Kautilya, Panini, Jivaka, and Vishnu Sharma. Ancient India was also at the forefront of seafaring technology which is a panel found at Mohenjodaro, depicts a sailing craft. Ship construction is vividly described in the Yukti Kalpa Taru, an ancient Indian text on Shipbuilding. The...

  56. Indian Legal Services Market

    Brochure More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/347858/ Indian Legal Services Market: An Analysis Description: This report analyzes the legal services market in India within the PEST and Porter frameworks and highlights the issues and growth drivers of this market. It also...

  57. Castiglione And Machiavelli

    War, Politics, Castiglione, and Machiavelli During the Renaissance period, many great minds expressed their ideas and talents to their fullest potential. Neither Baldesar Castiglione nor Niccoló Machiavelli were exceptions. In Castiglione?s greatest work, The Book of the Courtier, he describes the qualities...

  58. Insurance Industry Indian

    INDIAN INSURANCE INDUSTRY Size of the Industry | Fifth largest life insurance market with US$ 41-billion. According to IRDA, the insurers in the year 2009-2010 sold 10.55 million new policies with LIC selling 8.52 million and private companies 2.03 million policies | Geographical distribution...

  59. Machiavelli and His Belief in a Society Ruled by a Prince

    Machiavelli: It’s crucial to understand the people and the ruler of any society. Machiavelli believes that once a land is conquered by a Prince, it will be easier to rule because the people will fear and respect this prince. The elite hold the mentality of the rulers. The elite view the prince as...

  60. AP world study sheet the west encounters Americas

    only was there an explosion in cultural forms of art, such as mannerism and baroque, but people also shared ideas regarding society and politics. Machiavelli wrote “the Prince” during the Renaissance an became the father of modern political theory. What were the Causes and Effects of the Protestant...