Euthyphro

By | July 13, 2019

Euthyphro

Euthyphro is one of Plato’s early dialogues, dated to after 399 BC. Taking place during the weeks leading up to Socrates’ trial, the dialogue features Socrates and Euthyphro, [1] a religious expert also mentioned atCratylus 396a and 396d, attempting to define piety or holiness. The dialogue is set near the king-archon’s court, where the two men encounter each other. They are both there for preliminary hearings before possible trials.

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