100 Euthyphro - Plato Euthyphro Plato(428BC 348 BC Among...

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Plato, Euthyphro Plato (428BC – 348 BC) Among the greatest philosophers. In many ways, set the agenda for Philosophy in the west. Writings cover most of the central topics of philosophy. All of his philosophical output are dialogues. His greatest work is The Republic . The Euthyphro is an early dialogue that is the first in a set of works concerned with the trial and death of Socrates. The others in this set are the Apology , the Crito and the Phaedo . Socrates was Plato’s teacher. He is also a great philosopher, but he never wrote anything. The only source of our knowledge of Socrates’s ideas come from the writings of others, but most especially Plato. The Dialogue takes place in an Athenian court. Socrates has been indicted for corrupting the youth of Athens and inventing false gods. Euthyphro is prosecuting his father for murder. Euthyphro family’s view: Impious (wrong) to prosecute his father for murder. Euthyphro’s view: Impious (wrong) not to.
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