1 to 2 pages compare and contrast Plato and Aristotle’s criticism of government

Each of the philosophers discussed in this module presented their views on government and the role of the state, and each had their criticisms of government. Write a 1-2 page paper in which you compare and contrast Plato and Aristotle’s criticism of government and how this led to their ultimate philosophy on the role of the state. Conclude by offering your well-supported explanation of which criticism you agree most with. References in APA

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Most discussions on political thought begin with the early Greek philosophers Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle as they set the foundation for future studies and had a profound impact on the future of political thought.

Socrates is considered by many to be the father of classical political thought. His teachings and philosophies, however, continue to resonate in the modern era.

Plato, Socrates’ pupil, opened his own school, The Academy, in 385 where he continued many of the teachings of Socrates and began to further develop his own. His most famous writing, The Republic, explains his ideas on the role of the state and the nature of justice. One of his students was Aristotle.

Aristotle was Plato’s most famous pupil, even though he frequently disagreed with his teacher. Through his life he tutored Alexander the Great and founded his own school, The Lyceum.

Additional Materials

Video on Socrates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2KzymrmNa0&feature=youtu.be

Podcast on Plato

https://www.historyofphilosophy.net/Plato-life

Aristotle

https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aristotle/

Compare and contrast Plato and Aristotle’s criticism of government

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Discuss how this led to their ultimate philosophy on the role of the state.

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Provide a supported explanation of which criticism student agrees most with.

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Aristotle is known to be the first political scientist while Plato is acknowledged as the first writer of political philosophy. Aristotle was a student of Plato, but there exist a lot of differences between them. Plato’s primary focus was a society which was perfect. He sought to heal the afflictions of both human personality and human society.

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