Plato and Aristotle on Education
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This paper provides a comparison and contrast of the views of education and its connection to sound political rule in Plato's "Republic" and Aristotle's "The Politics" and the Constitution of Athens. Various similarities and differences are noted, from Aristotle excluding women from education to Plato's acceptance of them.
From the Paper:"Both Plato and Aristotle had significant ideas on the relationship between education and government. Both believed that only the wisest or most educated of men should rule the State, though Plato favored an aristocracy over Aristotle's preference for a constitutional monarchy as the best form of government. Where future leaders of state were concerned, both Plato and Aristotle advocated exclusive systems of education to prepare them. Plato's idea of separate education for would-be philosopher-kings is akin to Aristotle's belief that only members of the..."
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