UGC 111 Masters and Slaves

UGC 111 Masters and Slaves - Aristotle states within the...

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Aristotle states within the opening pages of his document that masters and slaves are distinguished based on abilities. Given the circumstances men will be unjust, and I totally agree with this statement because I have seen many examples of this happening in our political, social and familial life. In Politics Aristotle says that “…things are defined by their working and power.” I agree with this statement because if you have a lazy doctor and a hardworking janitor, the harder working individual is giving more to the society despite the contradiction in the level of education and social “value.” The one that gives more to society will obviously be defined as a better person. Therefore this bolsters Aristotle’s statement that that things are defined by abilities, and that masters and slaves are distinguished by the basis of their abilities. By mentioning this point, Aristotle evaluates that the deeds a human does is what defines him. Another thing that Aristotle mentions is the way that women and men are distinguished. This is extremely
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