Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno and Phaedo Essays

Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno and Phaedo

The central argument in Euthyphro implies that the concept of 'good' must be independent of the concept of 'God' such that "God must love that which is good because it is good." Grube argues that the implication of this is that God has no choice...

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Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno and Phaedo

Socrates found Euthyphro in the agora and after very brief rapport launched straight into asking the question of what is virtue; in the case of Euthyphro, the specific virtue being discussed is piety. Socrates was able to look at his subjects,...

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Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno and Phaedo

In Plato’s Apology, Socrates’ views on death (in that he does not fear it) result in his defense being more about being righteous and showing the truth rather than actually defending himself. This legitimizes his defense because he is not simply...