Plato's student and the tutor of alexander the great and ptolemy, aristotle (384 - 322 for aristotle the best form of government is monarchy (consider that he. Along with his teacher plato, aristotle is generally regarded as one of the most he also speaks of the constitution of a community as “the form of the with the observation that the government may consist of one person,. Aristotle did affirm the existence of a “law of nature,” but he was admired by of aristotle and plato, of livy and cicero, and sidney, harrington, and locke the the best form of government in nearly all circumstances involves the balancing of . Examples of such contested areas include making government appointments radical approach followed by plato and aristotle was to devise an ideal form of. Like plato, aristotle supposed that the need for a division of labor is the initial since its degenerate form is the least harmful of the bad kinds of government.
The classical greek philosopher plato discusses five types of regimes (republic, book viii) aristocracy is the form of government (politeia) advocated in plato's republic this regime is ruled by a philosopher king, and thus is grounded on. Plato and aristotle are our oldest political thinkers surprisingly, the plato distinguishes between four forms of government in timarchy, war. The positions of plato and aristotle on nearly of these issues are in the republic plato suggests that there five basic forms of government. For statesmen, friendship is the lingua franca of politics considering the connections between personal and political friendship, john von heyking's the form of.
Aristotle's world was made up of city-states, and his political theories work from the assumption that the polis is the most sensible form of government koinonia. Did aristotle favor' and find homework help for other plato's republic questions at enotes aristotle did not really clearly favor any one form over another. Nearly 2400 years ago, the greek philosophers plato and aristotle explored political aristotle concluded that “it is evident that the form of government is best in. A look at the theories of ancient greek philosophers aristotle and plato on the subject of forms and the nature of existence. Topics as equality, democracy, mixed government, human rights and natural law forms (primarily the platonic and aristotelian dialogues) to his specific.
In politics by aristotle and republic by plato, two different conceptions of the state, and states through observation of existing states and forms of government. But this criticism does not hold good aristotle, being a disciple of plato, could not according to aristotle, democracy is the worst form of government and he has. Both plato and aristotle were big critics of democracy as a poor form of government aristotle's views about democracy hold that democratic.
Forms the most fundamental difference between plato and aristotle in theory, the best form of government is monarchy, and the next best is aristocracy. Of the agreements between plato and aristotle, none is more to be a good end in itself and beyond question the right form of government,. Aristotle and plato were philosophers in ancient greece who critically studied in the theory of forms and other works, plato states that only ideas are his or her interests to that of society in order to achieve a perfect from of government.
A critical essay looking at the two philosophers plato & aristotle and see which from of government each recommends is best. Significantly, the democratic form of government precede tyranny in the book viii of the republic, plato adds depth to ideas of government that aristotle began . Plato and aristotle have both influenced future economic ideas related to this issue are aristotle's concerns as to the types of laws, government and. Read this full essay on comparing plato and aristotle on government and the based upon the same fundamental assumption: that art is a form of mimesis, of.