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    Difference between Plato and Aristotle's metaphysical positions

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    Discuss the differences between Plato and Aristotle's metaphysical views.

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    Plato held that there are perfect models (forms) or archetypes of objects in the physical world. The models exist independently of the physical world. This is called the Plato's theory of forms. The models could exist without the object, but the object could not exist without the model. These models are eternal, transcendent, omnipresent, perfect, and archetypal. The things that we have in the physical world ...

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    The differences between Plato and Aristole's metaphysical positions

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