Euthyphro Tutorial - 1 Remind us what is the setting of this dialogue(Where are Socrates and Euthyphro Why are they there With what crimes have they

Euthyphro Tutorial - 1 Remind us what is the setting of...

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1.Remind us: what is the setting of this dialogue? (Where are Socrates and Euthyphro?) Why are they there? With what crimes have they been charged? 2.How would you describe Socrates’ and Euthyphro’s characters, respectively, based on what you know from this dialogue? (Can you sum them up in 2-3 words each?) 3.What is the connection between the crime with which Euthyphro has been charged and the issue of Euthyphro’s knowledge of the divine and of piety and impiety? (There must be somereason why Socrates raises questions about the latter topic there and then.) 4.What is the Big Question that Socrates pursues throughout the dialogue? 5.What is Euthyphro’s firstanswer to that Big Question? How does Socrates argue that that first answer is inadequate? Do you agree with Socrates’ argument there?

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