What Makes a Good Ruler
Al-Quds University - Deanship of Scientific Research
Background: The Prince by Machiavelli demonstrates a great emphasis on politics. The main concern in The Prince is how to make a ruler survive in terms of rulership, while morals come second in priority according to the philosopher. The Prince has some ambiguity when it comes to preparing and even making a good ruler, and it needs to be broken into smaller pieces. Objectives:An answer to the question of the philosophy behind Machiavelli's suggestions about what makes a good ruler?