Philosophy C100 Quiz 1&2

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PREVIEW: PHIL C100 Quiz 1
— P A G E 1 —

1. The word "philosophy" comes from the Greek philein (to love) and sophia (knowledge or wisdom). X | True | | False |

2. Which of the following is a "philosophical question": | Is there a God? | | Does the end justify the means? | | What form of government is best? | | What is Time? | X | All of the above. |

3. An argument is a reason for accepting a position. X | True | | False |

4. The area of philosophy concerned with "values" includes | Ethics | | Aesthetics | | Social/political philosophy | X | All of the above | | None of the above |

5. Trying to argue that "God exists" because it says so in the Bible and "the Bible is the
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| | act and potency. | | essence and form. | | All of the above. |

21. In pointing out some similarities between the early Greek metaphysicians, Aristotle pointed out that they were all concerned with X | causation. | | the certitude of sense perception. | | the impossibility of true knowledge. | | the Theory of the Forms. |

22. A ________________ is a fundamental form of reasoning where one proposition is inferred from two others. | sophigism | X | syllogism | | parallelism | | cynicism |

23. Aristotle's concept of the "unmoved mover" or the ultimate "efficient cause" is similar to but not identical with, the later theistic concept of God seen in certain major religions. X | True | | False |

24. What we call Metaphysics, Aristotle called "first philosophy" because it considers the most basic questions of existence. X | True | | False |

25. For Aristotle, the ultimate purpose for which something happens is the ______________ cause. | material | | efficient | | formal | X | final |

PREVIEW: PHIL C100 Quiz 2
— P A G E 1 —

1. Augustine thought that skepticism could be refuted by | the principle of non-contradiction | | the fact that the act of doubting posits one’s own existence | | our senses give us at some rudimentary knowledge. | X | All of the above. |

2. __________________ blended Christianity with the philosophy of Aristotle, delineating the

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