Plato vs Aristotle's View of Women

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Philosophy

 

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Brian M

 

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March 18, 2015

 

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University

 

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Aristotle, whom we will next look at, believes the contrary, that women are subsidiary to men due to natural characteristics. Let us then look into how both Plato's and Aristotle's views of society are constructed by their apparent beliefs of women. For Plato, gender is such a minute detail that for the most part it can be neglected when compared to the goal of the society...
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In the just society, women are equal in ability because they have the same opportunity as men. They are given the same upbringing and education (music, poetry, and physical activity). It is unreasonable to think that women's natural abilities should be limited by something arbitrary, like their sex. Women are comprised of the same three desires as men, the appetitive, spirited, and rational, so they are equal in all abilities except physical strength, Plato claims...
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