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Aristotle's Classical Democracy Midterm Review POLS 2300 UofU
|What forms of government are corrupt in Aristotle's Typology of Regimes?
|Which are Corrupt? Tyrany, Oligarchy, Democracy
|Doctrine of the Mean
|The argument that virute lies between (in the mean) two vices. eg; Charity lies between Greed and Selflessness, both of which are vices.
|What is a Polity?
|A republic or a 'mixed' government, as envisioned by Aristotle it had a strong middle class
|What forms of government are true and correct in Aristotle's Typology of Regimes?
|Monarchy, Aristocracy, Polity (Republic)
|Why are "Many heads better than One"?
|Meal metaphor Broader base of ideas Aristotle argued that even those who were wrong most of the time had something to contribute because sometimes a grain of truth can be found in their arguments and it'simportant to have many persepctives on the truth