Study Questions for Euthyphro II, Crito

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Study Questions for Plato, Euthyphro, part 2 1. Explain Socrates’s comparison between shame and fear, on the one hand, and piety and justice on the other. What’s his point? What does he mean by “justice”? What do you think of this idea of justice? How does it compare with our contemporary idea? Is our contemporary idea of justice relativistic or subjectivistic? Why think not? Could we make the same argument about Socrates’s idea of what is just? 2. Socrates offers the idea that to care for something is to work to “benefit” it. What does he mean by that? He soon comes up with another understanding of “care.” What is it? He wants to use that idea to figure out what piety is. How? Euthyphro doesn’t answer this question before the end of the dialogue. What do you think a god would try to achieve? “The things he or she loves,” Euthyphro would say. Is there a better answer? Study Questions for Crito and “Letter from Birmingham Jail” 1. MLK says in the “Letter” that: “Moreover, I am cognizant of the interrelatedness of all communities and states. I cannot sit idly by in Atlanta and not be concerned
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