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Pangasinan State University
Bayambang Campus
Bayambang, Pangasinan

A MONARCHY
(ARISTOTLE’S POLITICS)

Prepared by:
Group II
Members:
Anasco, Joshua C.
Bactad, Evelyn V.
Mejia, Meijoe ann
Aquino, Rosie R.
Dela Cruz, Sarah Jean

Thru:
Dr. Annie C. Manalang

March 13, 2013

I. INTRODUCTION
The Monarchy in general it is a government having a hereditary chief of state with life tenure and powers varying from nominal to absolute. Hence, According to Aristotle, monarchy is exercised over voluntary subjects, but limited to certain functions, the king was a general and a judge, and had control of religion. In other country, they have a monarchial system, a king is the most powerful, and in the Philippines today we have a democratic kind of government system which headed by President and other government officials. II. BODY

Aristotle sets out the six kinds of regimes which is the correct regimes and the flawed or deviant regimes. He also distinguished this six kinds of social structure in three pairs depending upon the number of people involved in governing and the focus of their interests. THE CORRECT REGIMES| THE FLAWEDORDEVIANT REGIMES|

MONARCHY ( rule by one man for the common good)| TYRANNY ( rule by one man in his own interest)| ARISTOCRACY ( rule by a few for the common good)| OLIGARCHY ( rule by the few in their own interest)| POLITY/DEMOCRACY ( rule by the many for the common good)| MOBOCRACY ( rule by the many in their own interest)| Aristotle later ranks them in order of goodness, with monarchy the best, aristocracy the next best, then polity/democracy, mobocracy, oligarchy, and the tyranny. People in Western societies are used to thinking of mobocracy as a good form of government – maybe the only good form of government – but Aristotle considers it one of the flawed regimes (although it is the least bad of the three) and you should keep that in mind in his discussion of it. You should also keep in mind that by the “common...
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