What is the form that Aristotle described as an action of high importance?
"A tragedy, then, is the imitation of an action that is serious and also, as having magnitude, complete in itself; in language with pleasurable accessories, each kind brought in separately in the parts of the work; in a dramatic, not in a narrative form; with incidents arousing pity and fear, wherewith to accomplish its catharsis of such emotions." (Imgram Bywater: 35). "Tragedy, then, is an imitation of an action of high importance, complete and of some amplitude; in language enhanced by distinct and varying beauties; acted not narrated; by means of pity and fear effectuating its purgation of these emotions."
Plato and Aristotle were two Greek philosophers. Plato taught Aristotle. Plato focused on a reality of "forms". Reality is in another "form", which represents the "form of the good", the greatest form. Mind is over matter (idealism). Aristotle, student of Plato believed in reality of experience (aprosteria ). He suggested that reality could be known via experience and that reality can be found via science and natural processes (materialism). The major thought of Western philosophy…
Although Plato and Aristotle disagreed with democritus what did his theory suggest was true about all matter?
It varied between the hundreds of independant city-states of the Greek peoples which stretched around the Mediterran and Black Seas. Aristotle described the forms of government as Monarchies, Tyrannies, Aristocracies, Oligarchies, Democracies and Oclocracies. Most of the hundreds of cities progressed and reverted through all these stages.
The framers of the Constitution had an egalitarian mentality, and did not want to unfairly restrict the candidacy of any person. They had faith that the citizens would not choose unwisely or capriciously given the importance of the office. In this regard they differed from Aristotle, who saw democracy as ultimately a form of "mob rule" that favored populists and demagogues.