Euthyphro dilemma

Euthyphro dilemma

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  • Euthyphro dilemma — The dilemma explored in Plato s dialogue Euthyphro . Are pious things pious because the gods love them, or do the gods love them because they are pious? The dilemma poses the question of whether value can be conceived as the upshot of the choice… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Euthyphro — is one of Plato s early dialogues, dated to after 399 BCE. It features Ancient Greek philosopher Socrates and Euthyphro, a man known for being a religious expert. They attempt to pinpoint a definition for piety.BackgroundThe dialogue is set near… …   Wikipedia

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  • Euthyphron-Dilemma — Das Euthyphron Dilemma geht auf Platons Dialog Euthyphron zurück und hat den Anspruch zu zeigen, dass eine Bestimmung dessen, was als fromm bzw. allgemeiner als moralisch gut gilt, nicht im Rückgriff auf einen Gott erfolgen könne. Im Dialog fragt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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