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Music and Movies

 

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Susan W

 

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July 8, 2011

 

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Next Euthyphro says that holiness is found in what is dear to the gods. Socrates shoots this definition down because this definition is not distinct, the Greek gods were somewhat humanlike, what was holy to one god might be despised by the next. The third and finally definition Euthyphro offers Socrates is, "what is holy is loved by the gods"...
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The third and finally definition Euthyphro offers Socrates is, "what is holy is loved by the gods". However Euthyphro can't answer weather something is holy because it is loved, or loved because it is holy, making this final definition unjust. All of Euthyphro's definitions are examples of holiness. During Plato's Apology, Socrates reveals his definition of holiness to a courtroom full of jurors...
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