A short summary of Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince
In words of Machiavelli: "By making provision is advance, princes may easily avoid such difficulties; but if they wait until they are at hand, the medicine will not be in time, for by then the malady will have grown incurable." As in world politics, the theories of Niccolo Machiavelli have their place in the power strategies of our own politicians.
An essay or paper on Qualities of the Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
This crucial quality of leadership is not the same as the described by ethical philosophers, since Machiavelli held that public success and private morality are entirely separate.
This includes: Niccolò Machiavelli with The Prince (we will be looking at The Qualities of the Prince) and Plato with The Republic (we will be looking at the section The Allegory of the Cave.