The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘Machiavellian’ as cunning, scheming and unscrupulous, and Machiavelli is described as a statesman who advocated resorting to morally questionable methods in the interest of the state. To what extent is this entry adequate? Is it, at least, defensible?
"Machiavelli vs. Machiavellian,"
Colgate Academic Review:
Vol. 2, Article 14.
Available at: http://commons.colgate.edu/car/vol2/iss1/14