Unformatted text preview: However, Socrates is quick to point out the fault in Euthyphro’s contentions, revealing that piety is loved and god-loved, “because it is being loved by the gods” (10d). This, therefore, defines the nature of piety as paradoxical because it cannot be the same as the god-loved because that is inherently impious, and ye (apparently through Socrates’ reasoning) it is. Works Cited Plato. “Euthyphro.” The Trial and Death of Socrates . Trans. G. M. A. Grube. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2000....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GENS 145 taught by Professor Bormann during the Fall '07 term at Whitman.
- Fall '07