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  • Question 1
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    Which philosopher is best known for his statement cogito ergo sum?

    answer choices

    Rene Discartes

    Plato

    Socrates

    Jean- Paul Sarte

  • Question 2
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    According to Plato, what is knowledge?

    answer choices

    A justified true belief

    There is no such thing as true knowledge

    Opinion

    That which can be proven

  • Question 3
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    Thomas Aquinas’s cosmological arguments argue for…

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    The existence of God

    Nihilism

    The existence of other intelligent life

    The existence of knowledge

  • Question 4
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    Philosophy comes from the Greek philosophia, meaning what?

    answer choices

    Lover of philosophy

    Love of wisdom

    Love of soapboxes

    Lover of questions

  • Question 5
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    Which branch of philosophy is primarily concerned with the question of being?

    answer choices

    Platonism

    Existentialism

    Marxism

    Humanism

  • Question 6
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    Who is widely known as the first existentialist, despite never having used the word existentialism?

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    Søren Kierkegaard

    Alan Watts

    Hannah Arendt

    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • Question 7
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    Transcendental idealism argues that…

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    God is the ideal human

    There is an afterlife

    Our experience is based on our perceptions

    Knowledge has foundations

  • Question 8
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    What does tabula rasa mean?

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    Red tablet

    New knowledge

    Rise tomorrow

    Clean slate

  • Question 9
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    The allegory of the cave argues what?

    answer choices

    We are born with infinite knowledge.

    There is value in ignorance.

    Perceptions are sources of absolute knowledge.

    Our perceptions may not be accurate.

  • Question 10
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    Plato was a student to which philosopher?

    answer choices

    Aristotle

    Xenophon

    Socrates

    Thomas Aquinas

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