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Course Project Political Thinking Sunday, October 23, 2011 Natalie C. Ringer Rasmussen College
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Course Project 2 The two philosophers that I find the most interesting with their ways and their ideas on philosophy would be Aristotle and Plato. Aristotle was more open-minded or so it seemed to me. He believed that people were a product of the character that they portrayed and that in government people need to stand their ground on decisions that they make and be prepared to defend them if need arises. “A good form of government must be stable, not liable to revolution.” I think that a comparison with Plato will be a great because they are so relevant to one another. (Kilcullin, 2011) Plato’s feeling about the government was that if too much freedom exists that it can lead to anarchy. Plato believed that a democracy would not be the best for any
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Unformatted text preview: government. I find the beliefs that Plato had about a non democratic government are very interesting and can lead to a great expansion of details in my end project. (Korab-Karpowicz, 2005) Course Project 3 Resources Deutsch, K. L., Fornieri, J.R., (2009). An invitation to political thought. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. Kilcullen, J. (2011). Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Medieval political philosophy. Retrieved on October 20, 2011 from: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/medieval-political/ Korab-Karpowicz, W.J. (2005). Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Platos political philosophy. Retrieved on October 21, 2011 from: http://www.iep.utm.edu/platopol/...
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