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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Section 13 Study Guide

UPDATE, Sunday 2 pm. Since I still can't find Group 1's questions:

In addition to the questions from Groups 2 & 3, Monday's exam will include questions on Hume, Montaigne, the Rationalists, Kant, and Rousseau.
(Saturday) I can't find Group 1's questions, if they're here please re-post.
Here are SECTION 13 GROUP 2's 10 FQs FOR THE EXAM:

1) T/F Pascal was a pessimist. // T

2) What is the term used to describe the belief that God is everything? // pantheism

3) For Locke, questions of personal identity were closely connected with _____. // moral responsibility

4) Who is Francois-Marie Arouet? // Voltaire

5) Berkeley is described as an idealist, as well as an _____. // immaterialist

6) Which religious sect did Pascal later convert to? // Jansenism

7) What is Pascal's best known book? // Pensees

8) Who questioned whether or not he was dreaming? // Descartes

9) Who showed weaknesses in Locke's way of thinking? // Thomas Reid

10) What is Hobbes's most important book? // Leviathan
Section 13 Group 3 Exam #2 Questions
These are the questions I selected for our part of Exam #2. If you want to change a question, comment below. Thank you!

1)According to the Irish philosopher George Berkeley, anything that stops being _____ ceases to _____.
Answer: Observed, Exist

2)Historically, scientific observation and tests replaced "truth  by ______" as exemplified by Aristotle and the Church.
Answer: Truth by Authority

3)Anglo-Austrian philosopher ________'s "family resemblance" view implies that there's no single quality held in common by all art.
Answer: Ludwig Wittgenstein

4)The view that everything has a mind of some sort is called what?
Answer: Panpsychism

5)An argument whose conclusion must be true if its premises are true is called _______. (inductive, deductive, abductive)
Answer: Deductive

6)The view that something is art just because it's exhibited in an art gallery fails to distinguish good art from bad, according to one criticism of which theory?
Answer: The Institutional Theory

7)Does Nigel think parallelism, occasionalism, or epiphenomenalism are plausible?
Answer: No, Nigel believes parallelism, occasionalism, and epiphenomenalism have little plausibility as a theory of mind.

8)Which math subject did Spinoza base his philosophy on?
Answer: Geometry

9) Candide's name suggests what?
Answer: Innocence and purity

10)What group argues the simple view of science is misguided?
Answer: Falsificationists

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