While discussing the origin of the state, Aristotle mentions the institution of slavery. He finds slavery essential to a households and defends it natural and therefore, moral. It was rampant in his own time and regarded as part and parcel of national domestic economy. He justifies slavery on the grounds that there is natural inequality between men, there is natural rule of the superior over inferiors and hence the functions must be based on nature
There are two main principles the basis of that Aristotle classifies the states: 1. The number of parsons who rule 2. The objectives or ends of the government
Aristotle State concept shows that he believed in evolutionary or historical theory of the origin of state. Therefore his approach in this connection is correct. Man as a civilized individual cannot survive without state and if he claims, then it means from human beings, he is nation-less, lawless, and homeless. He is either above or below humanity.
According to this theory of social contract there are three stages through which human society passed and took the shape of the state. These are the three stages: A state of nature,The social contract and The civil society or the State
Aristotle is the disciple of Plato and the tutor of Alexander the Great. Aristotle is well known scientist and philosopher. When Alexander became the king of Macedonia, Aristotle established his own school lyceum in Athens. His view about the aim of education was different from that of his predecessors Socrates and Plato.