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Euthyphro

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Audi, Robert, Ed. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Plato. The Last Days of Socrates. Trans. Hugh Tredennick and Harold Tarrant. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1993.

Plato. Complete Works. Ed. John M. Cooper. Indianapolis, Indiana: Hackett Publishing Company, 1997.

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by misshunter2012, September 09, 2013

Socrates is treating Euthyphro as the teacher when in fact Socrates is teaching Euthyphro

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by misshunter2012, September 09, 2013

Inconclusive.
Plato suggesting that there is no such thing as a definition of holiness, that there is no one feature that all holy deeds have in common?

Our conception of...

by wwatso10, January 27, 2014

What Plato/Socrates is challenging is Euthyphro's/everyone's knowledge or assumed knowledge of anything, not the can we know anything idea, but have we challenged our beliefs? Are we sure that the conclusion we hold is conclusion enough? Peirce and James pick this up again a few years later.

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