Maarten Maartensz:    Philosophical Dictionary | Filosofisch Woordenboek                      

 G - Government

Government: That group in a society of which the members hold the main social power over the rest of society.

It is noteworthy and interesting that groups tend to be made up of groups: A society has a government, which itself is a group of groups each of which has a leadership, executives and members.


See also: Group, Machiavelli, PowerRole, Society, State


Machiavelli, Mosca

 Original: Dec 30, 2004                                                Last edited: 12 December 2011.   Top