What does Aristotle mean when he says “man is a political animal”? Do you think all people/personalities are meant to be political leaders, or better yet, have the ability to be a political figurehead?
Aristotle discusses four elements that make up a household: master-slave, husband-wife, parent-child, and the “art of acquisition.” Which element does Aristotle see as the most significant and most important to a city?
“Man is a political animal.” Is it necessary to have hierarchy or is it possible to have good while still remaining equal to all?
If hierarchy is the only way to have good, does that mean that slaves and masters are good, or is there some balance or limit of power that needs to be written in a polis’ constitution?