Women in the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle (comparative critical study)


  • Jamil Halil Nima Al-Ma'ala University of Kufa- College of Arts
  • Zahraa Shaker Noni Al-Haidari University of Kufa- College of Arts




The Woman in the Plato


The issue of women has become one of the important topics that have been dealt with by many human and scientific studies, as it has many aspects, including: social, humanitarian, political, religious, and others. Plato and Aristotle, two of the greatest philosophers in history, dealt with the issue of women, as each of them took a different approach. For Plato, she is an independent human being no less than the man. As for Aristotle, the woman has a natural being governed by the man because he is full of reason. As for the woman, she has an incomplete mind. In this research, the issue of women was dealt with as a comparative study for both Plato and Aristotle.


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المعلة جميل حليل, and الحيدري زهراء شاكر. “Women in the Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle (comparative Critical Study)”. Kufa Journal of Arts, vol. 1, no. 26, May 2016, pp. 139-60, doi:10.36317/kaj/2015/v1.i26.6150.

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