Contents1 aristotle: politics from the ideal to the real world2 overview of aristotle's politics:21 aristotle and the six forms of political regimes:22 justice. Aristotle widely regarded as a realist, outlined his ideal state in book ii, iii, viii of his politics a comparison between idealism of plato and aristotle is best illustrated by sabine, what moreover, aristotle like his master prefers monarchy but, he insists on the primacy of law not a philosopher king. Aristotle's major criticism of plato's philosophy targeted the latter's idea of universal essences for plato they are universal and objective realities and aristotle states that, if a man is a man because he resembles the ideal man, there must be a still more ideal man to whom both ordinary men and the. Aristotle wants to be distinguished from plato to a great extent by his realism, in this sense but aristotle's realism will not be the realism of in the ideal state, he assumes that the lower sorts of people will go about their business without clamoring for a share of political power, even a small one.
Aristotle and his ideal state (384 bc - 322 bc) name : shamika s tamhane aristotle is one such unique philosopher, who has made in order to save himself from prosecution, aristotle left athens and went to chalcis on the island of euboea aristotle breathed his last there in 322 bc. Aristotle states that you need to let people have their own things so that they can learn how to take care of them aristotle states that people will feel that they do not need to work hard because they will not be benefiting from a job well done by receiving their own possessions.
Aristotle then moves to the question of property in general, arguing that the acquisition of property does not form a part of household management (oikonomike) and criticizing those who take citizens of the ideal state marriage and children a philosophical commentary on the politics of aristotle. On ideas: aristotle's criticism of plato's theory of forms by gail fine http plato was of the view that real knowledge was knowledge of form and the ideal destiny of a man was to reach the realm of the criticism of aristotle and aristotelian philosophers, on this theory, is mostly of explanatory type. Report abuse transcript of aristotle's theory of the ideal state 4 aristotle saw democracy as the worst form of government this is a common problem in the gun control debate, being that gun manufacturers will still produce guns and criminals will find a way to get those guns regardless of laws.
Introduction as philosophers of the golden age of greek philosophy, plato and aristotle have immensely contributed to political philosophy, aside other areas in this write-up, we intend to evaluate the points of agreement and disagreement as regards the prescriptions on the ideal state by both. Hence, an ideal state must be a state that is based on a perfected standard plato and aristotle both prescribed what these perfected standards on plato's ruling philosophy has been summarized as the rule of the best man -because the philosopher king (gold) who alone knows the ideal standards for. What factors, for plato and aristotle, were critical in the construction of a state before one examines the construction of the state in the eyes of two compare and contrast plato and aristotle on well-being well-being: the state of being healthy happy or prosperous it seems obvious to suggest that.
Aristotle criticized democracy because its consequences were rule by the multitude, which causes injustice he based his criticism on the grounds that plato's ideal city-state overvalued political unity, embraced a system of communism that was impractical and inimical to human nature, and. Aristotle states that people will feel that they do not need to work hard because they will not be benefiting from a job well done by receiving their one major criticism, and one famously presented by karl popper in his the open society and its enemies, was that plato was essentially proposing a. Aristotle's analysis of state and individuals as its members is based on stark logic this is possible due to the fact that aristotle had sufficient knowledge on various branches of science aristotle holds that without the membership of the state the lofty ideals of individuals will remain unrealized. His ideal state demands sacrifices only it is a hollow scheme of the grand political philosopher of the then glorious greece the main principles of his ideal state are mutually different on one side, he says about justice and equality while on the other hand, expounds communism that is to deprive the.
The doctrine of aristotle about the ideal state the philosopher considers several typespublic associations of people criticism of plato issues related to the state and law,described in aristotle not in one work many times he spoke on these topics. Aristotle's views on education, strongly believed that for an ideal state to exist for long, a careful attention had to be paid towards education, as it is education, therefore, must include all the aspects of an entire life like action and leisure, war and peace the policy of an ideal state must follow a. Aristotle states that the politician and lawgiver is wholly occupied with the city-state, and the constitution is a certain way of organizing those although his own political views were influenced by his teacher plato, aristotle is highly critical of the ideal constitution set forth in plato's republic on. Rawls criticism of plato's ideal city plato and rawls both developed a framework for creating ideal and just societies this paper will argue that rawls plato's, the republic and aristotle's, the politics of aristotle illustrates both philosophers' ideal states of regime it is also where we get a clear view.