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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Exam II Input/Study Guide; Section 10-3



Q)  What was defined by Rousseau, as whatever is best for the whole community, the whole state?
A)  General Will

Q)  From what did Hume believe that we gained knowledge?
A)  Observations and experiences

Q)  True or false:  Montaigne never contradicted himself.
A)  False

Q)  What group argues the simple view of science is misguided?
A)  Falsificationists

Q)  Aside from being a philosopher, Pascal was a skilled inventor, scientist, and _______.
A)  Mathematician

Q)  Which math subject did Spinoza base his philosophy on?
A)  Geometry

Q)  What approach to philosophy emphasizes reason rather than experiment?       
A)  Rationalism

Q)  True or false:  Pascal was a pessimist.
A)  True

Q)  What means accepting as true the views of various important authorities?
A)  Truth by authority

Q)  Who wrote  “He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals?”
A)  Immanuel Kant

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