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Unformatted text preview: neither reason? 10. What's so great about having a definition of piety? Why wouldn't it be enough, for Euthyphro's purposes, to have a feature common to all and only cases of piety? Post Reading Questions 1. What are at least five definitions of "hosion" (piety) attempted in the dialog. Explain in detail how Socrates shows that each of these definitions is not accurate. 2. In particular how does Socrates reject the definition of piety as "what all the gods love"? What role does the analogy with shame and fear play in this rejection? 3. What would you say is the conclusion of this dialog? Why do you think the dialogue ends in this way? 4. What have we learned at the end of the dialogue about the "form" of piety? 5. What is the purpose of the question and answer format presented in the Euthyphro dialogues?...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PHIL 201 taught by Professor Snow during the Fall '07 term at Loyola Maryland.
- Fall '07