Hca240 checkpoint1 - argument because quite possible this...

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1 | P a g e Check Point: Argument and Logic By Danielle Davis Axia College 08/19/2009 Summary To summarize the excerpt of Aristotle and Plato on Forms; I would say that Plato is theorizing the concept of matter and relevance of a particular circulatory group of coins, and Aristotle defends an argument over matter, particularity, and their relevance to circulate. The argument and logic used in the readings are that Plato’s general theory is that particular circular coins are that way for a reason, which would be to circulate through the current circulatory
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2 | P a g e environment. Aristotle’s approach is one based on logic, explaining that it is pointless to assume that just because the coins are circular in form does not mean it would circulate any differently then any other object. The strengths and weaknesses I found in this excerpt of; Aristotle and Plato on Forms, where obvious from the beginning. The argument Plato had about his theory about the coins was a strong
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Unformatted text preview: argument because quite possible this could be true, just as Aristotle had a strong point about the relevance of objects in general. A weakness I found in the argument is the fact that the answer could lay with the creator of the coin, thus making this and invalid theoretical argument by Plato, proving Aristotles theoretical point about objects in general. Altogether, I would have to say that in this particular excerpt I find the weakness of Platos argument to be premeditated in nature. Common since would assume that if there is an answer to be found first, then there is no justification to theorize the question. Contrary to my beliefs I feel that I do not have enough facts to completely support Platos argument entirely because there is no way to know which coins Plato was referencing to in that time period or the entities that created the coins....
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course MATH gr56 taught by Professor Mrr during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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