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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Quiz Jan.27

1. What was the name of Aristotle's school?

2. Did peripatetic philosophy entirely cease, with the destruction of Athens in 267 A.D.?

3. Who are John Man and Robert MacFarlane?

4. Who started "This I Believe," and who brought it back?

5. What does TIB invite citizens to do?

6. What does Jay Allison say our time has in common with the '50s? (OR: What does he say we're not doing well?)

And some DQs:

1. Would you like to have attended Aristotle's school, Plato's, neither, or both? Why?

2. Do you consider yourself an active or a sedentary person, by preference? (If given a choice, on a lovely Fall day, would you rather stay in and play video games or go out for a walk/hike/run/bikeride/swim/etc.?)

3. What's the most memorable outdoor experience you've ever had?

4. Have you ever attempted to share your beliefs, convictions, core principles (etc.) in public? (Ifyes, would you say you did it in a spirit of evangelism and proselytizing, or in a philosophical way? What's the difference? And if no, why not?)

5. Are you a good listener? (Do you try to understand the points of view of those who disagree with your beliefs, or do you simply dismiss them as just wrong?)

6. Do you agree that we live in a time of intolerance and incivility, when it comes to dissenting points of view?


  1. Who made a walking path around his 1.5 acre estate to walk and meditate?
    What did Thomas Hobbs install onto his walking stick?
    Between Aristotle and pluto which class was exclusive and which was open?
    What does “Solvitur Ambulando” mean?
    Back in the greek era who were known as the peripatetics?
    Who did the peripatetics follow.

  2. Section H-O1 Quiz Questions:
    1. In his lifetime, how far did Thoreau walk (in times around the Earth)?
    2. Are This I Believe essays exclusively written by well-known figures?
    3. Which philosopher is the king of paripatetics?
    4. Who planted his own garden and made his own gravel path for paripatetic philosophy?
    5. When did This I Believe start?
    6. Who had an inkwell built into his walking stick?

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  4. Spring Garner6:14 PM CST

    January 27th, 2015 Quiz
    Section 12

    1.) Who characterized walking as "gymnastics for the mind"?
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    2.) Who was the philosopher that planted 1.5 acres of trees and made a path he walked every morning?
    Charles Darwin
    3.) Who is John Man?
    A modern-day philosopher
    4.) How many miles did Henry David Thoreau walk in his lifetime?
    250,000 miles
    5.) Who was Thoreau's landlord?
    Ralph Waldo Emerson