The Third Man Argument: Aristotle's Critique of Forms


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1. According to Plato, senses are what we can

2. According to Plato, everything physical

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You're going to be examined on topics such as Plato's take on the senses and the physical, the conception of the third man argument, and the views of Aristotle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Essentially, the aim of this quiz/worksheet is to ask you about:

  • Senses, according to Plato
  • Everything physical, according to Plato
  • Who initially conceived the third man argument
  • Aristotle's ideas

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ideas of Plato
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the third man argument
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Aristotle's views and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about the third man argument, have a look at our video lesson named The Third Man Argument: Aristotle's Critique of Forms. This lesson will help you by expanding what you know of:

  • The theory of forms
  • Rationale behind the third man argument
  • Two realms theorized by Plato