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Monday, April 7, 2014

Daily Quiz

April 7

1. What English 19th century "early feminist" prodigy (author of On Liberty and defender of the Harm Principle) thought Jeremy Bentham's version of utilitarianism was too crude, even though his father was a friend Bentham's? OR, How did JS Mill's utilitarianism differ from Jeremy Bentham's?

2. Who said he'd rather be related to an ape than to a human being who held back (he actually said "made a mockery of") scientific progress by making light of serious ideas and discoveries about human origins? OR, Who sailed on a ship called "The Beagle" and later had "the single best idea anyone has ever had"?

3. Are there any religious believers who are also Darwininsts? OR, What can't religious Darwinists believe about life.

4. What was Darwin's position on the existence of God?

5. Who did Mill say was the expert on what constitutes the good life?

6. Who does Peter Singer consider the most important Utilitarian?

7. Who had an "unspoken faith" in service to others? OR, Who identified seven intelligences ("biopsychological potentials")? OR, Who "made up his philosophical life as he rolled along"?


1. JS Mill. 2. TH Huxley; Charles Darwin. 3. Yes; that God created all species exactly as they are today. 4. "too profound". 5. [PB 163] 6. Henry Sidgwick. 7. Robt Coles; Howard Gardner; Kenneth Burke


ALSO OF NOTE:

FQ: What island did Darwin collect most of his samples on? Galapagos

FQ:What was the name of the ship that Darwin traveled on on his voyage? The Beagle 

DQ: What is your opinion on the theory of Evolution?


[It's MILL. No "s":]
  1. FQ: What is the Harm Principle? Live to do what you want as you please and how you want to, just so as you don't harm others. p157

    FQ: What year was Mills book published and what was the Title? 1859, "On Liberty" p161

    Who did Mills say made him? I made me. p157

    DQ: Do you do what you want as long as it doesn't harm others?

    Some Quote's of John Stuart Mills:
  2. http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/57651.John_Stuart_Mill
[It's COLES, with an "s":]

FQ: Cole believed that children, like adults, grow more theological and pensive when faced with what? (tragedy)
DQ: Could the intense childhood spirituality that Coles delicately elicited persuade nonbelievers that Freud and the Enlightenment were wrong, and the great religions right, just as effectively as -- more effectively than?

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