Socratic Dialogue

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Socratic Dialogue by Mind Map: Socratic Dialogue

1. General

1.1. Definition is given

1.2. Find Flaws in their Argument

1.3. Admits ignorance; joins quest for truth

2. Thrasymachus

2.1. What is Justice?

2.1.1. Might makes right

2.2. Rulers make bad laws

3. Euthyphro

3.1. What is Piety?

3.1.1. Justice is holy

3.1.1.1. Justice is an example of a holy act, but is not that which characterizes all holy things

3.1.2. What the gods love is holy

3.1.2.1. The gods have disagreements, therefore what is holy to one god may not be to another

3.1.3. Service to to the gods is holy

3.1.3.1. The things we do to serve the gods, such as praying and sacrificing, really do not do anything because what can we give the gods that they cannot make better themselves?