Plato’s Euthyphro

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Plato’s Euthyphro Outline ** Plato (428-347B.C.) wrote many dialogues including his teacher Socrates Socrates and Euthyphro meet at the city courthouse where Socrates is being indiated by meletus for corrupting the youth with non religious ideas. Euthyphro is there because he is bringing charges against his father for murdering a murderer (a worker of Euthyphro’s who got really drunk killed someone and his father tied him up and he died awaiting the authorities to arrive). Athenains do not mind if one is clever but if he is making others clever. Euthyphro claims to be an expert on all things holy and unholy thus, he is able to bring about charges against his father, says there it makes no difference whether the murderer is his relations, and Socrates wants to be his student. Euthy states holy is the same in every action, unholy is the opposite. Socrates admits he doesn’t believe every story whereas Euthy does (especially the stories about the Gods disagreeing Socrates restated that he didn’t wish to hear of examples of holiness but
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PHIL 1010 taught by Professor Hyde,jason during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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