Study Questions for
1. What did Euthyphro do that
he considered to be "hosion?" (hosion
is the Greek word for the concept that is being discussed in this dialog,
i.e., "holiness," "righteousness," or perhaps more loosely,
2. Do you think he is doing right? Why or why not?
3. What are the five definitions of "hosion" attempted in
4a. What is the question (in your words) that Socrates is asking at
4b. And what would your answer be to that question?
5. Does Euthyphro resolve the contradictions between the gods?
6. What would you say is the conclusion of the dialog?