Readings in Classical Political Thought

Plato ( 427-347 B.C. ) Euthyphro Reprinted from Plato , Five Dialogues , translated by G. M. A. Grube ( Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company , 1981 ) by permission of the publisher . d Apology Reprinted from Plato , Five Dialogues ...

Author: Peter J. Steinberger

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872205123

Category: Political Science

Page: 625

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From Homer to Machiavelli, this reader is designed for an undergraduate course in classical Western political thought. Almost half of the work is devoted to Plato and Aristotle with selections by the former including the Crito, the Republic, and Laws and from the latter, the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics. Also included are writings from Hesiod, Protagoras, Herodotus, Aristophanes, Cicero, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and others. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Philosophy of Socrates

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Author: NA NA

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1349861995

Category: Philosophy

Page: 354

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On the Socratic Education

For he thus indicates that the alternative principle that he himself articulates at 9e4—7 , so " self - evident " to us , requires in the face of Euthyphro s knowledge a justification for which the latter's answer to that question ...

Author: Christopher Bruell

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780847694020

Category: Philosophy

Page: 225

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Can the education which so many search for today on our college campuses be found in the works of a past author? On the Socratic Education: An Introduction to the Shorter Platonic Dialogues uncovers the education that Socrates sought on his own behalf and, in so doing, made available to others. Sixteen dialogues are discussed, each considered on its own, but also placed within the context of Plato's account of the Socratic quest. The aim of the book is to make Socrates' investigation and resolution of the questions that still concern us as human beings more accessible to serious contemporary readers.

Ethical Theory

EUTHYPHRO *** PLATO The great Athenian philosopher , Plato ( 427-347 BC ) , wrote a number of dialogues that feature Socrates , his teacher , as a protagonist . In his dialogues , Plato raises many of the fundamental problems in ...

Author: Heimir Giersson

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 9781551112923

Category: Philosophy

Page: 392

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This anthology is designed for use as a brief introduction to ethical theory. Included are sections on various forms of ethical theory: Ethical Relativism; Divine Command Theory; Egoism; Consequentialism; Deontology; Justice; Virtue Ethics; and Feminist Ethics. Each section includes two or three of the most important and interesting contributions to the field, together with brief introductions by the editors. A final section, Theories in Practice, consists of five selections on the issues of abortion, world poverty, and affirmative action.

Reshaping Philosophy Michael Boylan s Narrative Fiction

Consider one or two of Plato's dialogues that I use in class, the Euthyphro and the Crito.13 I use them without some of the historical context that Boylan himself uses to accompany the case for example, of the Euthyphro.

Author: Wanda Teays

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 3030992659

Category: Philosophy

Page: 269

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This volume offers original essays exploring what ‘fictive narrative philosophy’ might mean in the research and teaching of philosophy. The first part of the book presents theoretical essays that examine Boylan’s recent books: Teaching Ethics with Three Philosophical Novels and Fictive Narrative Philosophy: How Literature can Act as Philosophy. The second and third part offer essays on how Boylan executes his theory in the practice within his novels from his two series De Anima and Archē. The book clearly shows the unique aspects of the fictive narrative philosophy approach. First, it makes story-telling accessible to wide audiences. Second, story-telling techniques invoke devices that can set out complicated existential problems to the reader that offer an additional approach to thorny problems through the presentation of lived experience. Third, the discussion of these devices is a way to explore philosophical problems in a way that many can profit from. The book concludes with an essay in which Boylan responds to the critical challenges set out in Part One and the practical criticism set out in Parts Two and Three. Boylan addresses the key claims made by his objectors and defends his position. He engages with the authors in the way his theory is matched against his actual novels. This is useful reading for both philosophers and professors of literature teaching introductory as well as upper-level courses in the fields of philosophy, literature and criticism.

After Cognitivism

It describes the sort of argument that Plato puts in the mouth of Socrates in the ∗Euthyphro∗ as “the first enlightenment”. It depicts the eventual rejection of the meritocratic position advocated by Plato as a result not of mere ...

Author: Karl Leidlmair

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402099922

Category: Philosophy

Page: 229

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There is a basic perplexity in our times. On the one hand, we ?nd a blind trust in technology and rationalism. In our neo-liberalistically dominated world only what can be rapidly exploited and commercialized seems to count. The only opposing reaction to this kind of rationalism is an extreme rejection of all kinds of reasoning, and sometimes attendant religious fundamentalism. But instead of re?ecting on the limits and possibilites of reasoning, dialogue is replaced by a demagogic struggle between cultures. One cause of the blind trust in technology is misunderstandings about the sign- cance and the application of theories in the reception of the so-called Enlightenment. The Enlightenment is essentially characterized by two forces: (i) the conception of society as a social contract and (ii) the new science (New- nian physics, etc.). But as a result we lost ground: Atomistic individualism nourished the illusion of a self-contained ego prior to man’s entering into a shared inter-subjective world. And in the new science, our constructions of reality became autonomous and indep- dent of our interventions. Thus we became caught in the inherent dynamism of our computational constructions of reality. Science, as it is applied today, operates with far too simple parameters and model-theoretic constructions – erroneously taking the latter (the models) as literal descriptions of reality.

Lectures on Greek Philosophy 1928

Lecture 45 The Dialogues—Euthyphro on piety The theme which is discussed in Euthyphro is piety or holiness, and it is important in connection with the fact that the main charge against Socrates in his trial was one of impiety.

Author: John Anderson

Publisher: Sydney University Press

ISBN: 1920899073

Category: Philosophy, Ancient

Page: 283

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The Lectures on Greek Philosophy of 1928 are among the earliest lectures we have of John Anderson's, delivered in the year following his arrival in Sydney in 1927. In these teachings he closely and critically followed John Burnet's classic work Early Greek Philosophy. Anderson's complete course covered the pre-Socratics extensively before progressing to the Socratic Dialogues and Aristotle. The study of Greek Philosophy for Anderson provided an important corrective to the attitudes and forms of inquiry dominating modern philosophy. The study of Greek philosophy was essential to Anderson because the Greeks 'are far clearer on many questions than modern philosophers...they avoid many modern errors, and especially... they are not, like the moderns, obsessed with "the problem of knowledge"... they do not set out to discover (that is to say, to know!) how, or how much, we can know, before they are prepared to know anything.' Modern philosophers need to return to 'the Greek consideration of things,' to finally abandon epistemology as 'an intrusion of mind into logic and of a false logic into psychology' and accept the direct common sense realism of the Greek philosophers.

The Edinburgh Review

To which Euthyphro answers that posure . Euthyphro naively adds ; ' My fa- we give them honour , which is pleasing or ther and family are angry with me for tak- dear to them . Thus he has come back to ing the part of the murderer and ...




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Reflections on the Mind of Plato

NOTES Plato , Euthyphro , trans . H. N. Fowler ( London , Cambridge : Heinemann , Harvard , 1914ff ) . 2 Euthyphro , 2b . 3 Euthyphro , 2c . 4 Euthyphro , 4c - e . 5 Euthyphro , 4e . 6 Euthyphro , 5e . 7 Hesiod , Theogony , trans .

Author: Joseph Norio Uemura

Publisher: Agora Publications, Inc.

ISBN: 9781887250429

Category: Philosophy

Page: 176

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Joseph Uemura guides us through six dialogues in an efford to promote a dialectical quest rather than a final resting place.

The Limits of Politics

In Euthyphro, we see again what happens when Socrates exposes a man to his form of inquiry, but instead of being persuaded to avoid potentially damaging actions, Euthyphro goes about his business as he had originally intended.

Author: Kyle Scott

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498503381

Category: Political Science

Page: 162

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This book brings together traditional political texts with works of literature, film, and theater to demonstrate the need to go beyond traditional political analysis. It explores how the development of a moral imagination can help to counter the limits of politics.