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Theories of Justice
A comparison of the respective views of Plato and Aristotle regarding justice.
# 123295 | 2,000 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer compares and contrasts Plato and Aristotle on the issue of justice, and what constitutes justice for the state and for the individual. The writer argues that Aristotle's construct of justice is more convincing.

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"Plato and Aristotle both offered views as to what constitutes justice for both the state and more especially in the case of Aristotle the individual. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast Plato and Aristotle on the issue of justice. The essay will conclude with a discussion of which theory this writer finds most appealing. Essentially it will be argued that the Aristotelian construct of justice is more convincing because his theory if implemented achieves a higher degree of happiness ..."

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