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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Just for clarification here is all of the study guide questions for group 16.

1.      What college was named after George Berkeley? (UC Berkeley)

2.      Which eighteenth believed that we can only know the result of a future event by drawing on past experience? (David Hume)

3.      What was Berkeley's philosophy called? (Immaterialism)

4.      Which American philosopher enrolled at the University of Chicago at the age of 14? (Rorty)

5.      What philosopher believed an object ceased to exist when no one is observing it? (Berkeley)

6.      Who believed God is everything and believed God is nature? (Spinoza)

7.      Which American philosopher's work "Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature" criticized modern epistemology? (Rorty)

8.      Spinoza was a ____? (Rationalist)

9.      ________ is defined as, projecting human qualities, such as compassions, on non-human being. (Anthropomorphism)

  1. What area of philosophy was Berkeley famous for? (Metaphysics)

1. What did Rorty think about relativism? (It doesn't exist in the real world - AP 145)

2. Which philosopher claimed that "our ideas represent the world to us, that only some aspects of that world are as they seem" in his great work An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690) ------- (John Locke)

3. Rene Descrates was a _______ philosopher.

4. Francois-Marie Arouet is better known as ______? (Voltaire)

5. Pascal made important contributions to the study of what? (fluids)

6. Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature was written by which modern philosopher? (Richard Rorty)

7. George Berkeley was an idealist, became a bishop, but most famed for _____? (Answer: Metaphysics p.89 in PBB)

8. Which philosopher combined political experience with philosophical insight and is a founder of modern conservatism? (Edmond Bourke)

9. Who wrote "man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains" in his book The Social Contract? (Rousseau)

  1. _____ has an ameliorating effect on social behavior. (Answer: Commerce found on page 113 in PBB)

Here they are. I had to add a few extra to get ten, but no problem.
FQ: What idea is Rousseau best know for? (General Will).
FQ: What is the name of the Voltaire's novel and the name of the main character in it? (Candide)
FQ: What idea for belief in God did Pascal invent? (Pascal's Wager)
FQ: Berkeley was a _________ because he denied that material things exist? (Immaterialist)
FQ: What is defined as, projecting human qualities, such as compassions, on non-human being?  (anthropomorphism)
FQ: Was Hume religious? (no, he was most likely an atheist)
FQ. What argument for God's existence did Hume attack. (The Design Argument)
FQ: According to Hume,  what is the only Catholic remedy, fitted for all persons and all dispositions, and is alone able to subvert that abstruse philosophy and metaphysical jargon? (Accurate and just reasoning)
FQ: who was an Irish philosopher who became known as Bishop of Cloyone? (George Berkeley)
FQ: What is God, according to Spinoza? (Nature)


  1. Jordan Cornelius10:30 AM CDT

    Thanks for posting all this xoe!
    FQ: What is Bentham? (Utilitarianism)
    DQ: Could Batman and Bentham get along?

  2. Chelsea 16-112:17 PM CDT

    Thanks good luck everyone!