1-3. Of the theory and practice of political science.
4. Of the author's design.
5. Of the force of the passions in men.
6, 7. That we must not look to proofs of reason for the causes and foundations of dominion, but deduce them from the general nature or condition of mankind.
1. Right, natural and civil.
2. Essence, ideal and real.
3-5. What natural right is.
6. The vulgar opinion about liberty. Of the first man's fall.
7-10. Of liberty and necessity.
11. He is free, who is led by reason.
12. Of giving and breaking one's word by natural right.
13. Of alliances formed between men.
14. Men naturally enemies.
15. The more there are that come together, the more right all collectively have.
16. Every one has so much the less right, the more the rest collectively exceed him in power.
17. Of dominion and its three kinds.
18. That in the state of nature one can do no wrong.
19-21. What wrong-doing and obedience are.
22. The free man.
23. The just and unjust man.
24. Praise and blame.
1. A commonwealth, affairs of state, citizens, subjects.
2. Right of a dominion same as natural right.
3-4. By the ordinance of the commonwealth a citizen may not live after his own mind.
5-9. Every citizen is dependent not on himself, but on the commonwealth.
10. A question about religion.
11, 12. Of the right of supreme authorities against the world at large.
13. Two commonwealths naturally hostile.
14-18. Of the state of treaty, war, and peace.
1-3. What matters are affairs of state.
4-6. In what sense it can, in what it cannot be said, that a commonwealth does wrong.
1. That is best which is ordered according to the dictate of reason.
2-6. The end of the civil state. The best dominion.
7. Machiavelli and his design.
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1, 2. Difference between democracy and aristocracy.
3. Of the nature of democracy.
4. Women to be excluded from government.