Write 4 pages essay (in Word or rich text format, double spaced, size 12 font) on one of the following
Use the text and at least one secondary source
(either those listed on the Learning Web) or those on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
1. In the Euthyphro does Socrates present his own account of piety or just destroy the accounts offered by Euthyphro? If so what is his account of piety?
2. Discuss the objections to Euthyphro’s definition of piety at 9e.
3. What are the charges against Socrates as recorded in the Apology? Is he guilty of them? why or why not?
4.What is Socrates’ argument against Crito in the argument of the same name? Is it persuasive? why or why not?
5. What would it mean to persuade the laws as it is described in the
Crito? Does Socrates’ account adequately allow for resisting evil legislation or is it essentially just a way to maintain the status quo?
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