South University Savannah What is a Just State Discussion

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I’m studying and need help with a Philosophy question to help me learn.

  1. Explain the idea that society should be based on virtue by discussing Confucius, Plato, and /or Aristotle
  2. Explain at least one version of social contract theory
  3. Illustrate your understanding of the classical and social contract approaches to justice with illustrative examples from contemporary political life.

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1. Explain the idea that society should be based on virtue by discussing Confucius, Plato,
and /or Aristotle
Plato believed that a society of virtue would be based on understanding, through reasoning, what
is righteous at a metaphysical level. In one of Plato’s readings, reason is accessible even to the
slave boys (Meno) while the same reasoning, in another reading, is beyond what common men
can see and be inspired divinely (Apology). The society would be governed by an elect of
philosopher kings.
Aristotle, on the other hand, is best known for his argument that virtue is instilled in a...

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