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Monday, March 31, 2014

Why Not Study Guide for Exam #2

  1. What does 'Esse est percipi' mean?(Answer- to be is to be perceived)
  2. Who wrote in his Social Contract that "man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains,'" but also said people must sometimes be "forced to be free"? -Rousseau
  3. (T/F) John Locke believed that someone could be the same "man" but not the same person as time goes on. (ANS: True)
  4.  (T/F) Voltaire was strongly opposed to the separation of church and state. (F)
  5. What is amour-propre? pg.118 Is myself-esteem, my vanity, my sense of how others see me.
  6.  Rorty believed pragmatist could not sensibly attempt to specify the what __________? (nature of truth) 
  7. Who helped spark the collapse of high/low distinctions with his commentary on the arts and supported vaudeville, comics, TV, radio, movies, and jazz? (Gilbert Seldes, AP pg. 175)
  8.  According to___________ in the Weekly Standard, Rorty predicted in Achieving Our Country that, "we were about to become a________? (David Brooks, dictatorship) AP 147
  9. What economist taught philosophy at glasgow university and was a close friend to David Hume?Adam Smith
  10.  In 1839, lowbrow ___________ _________, performing in 'As You Like It' at Philadelphia's American Theater, shared the bill with a "magnificent display" of gymnastic position. (William Burton, pg. 172)

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