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CSET English: Overview of Philosophy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following modern scientific theories can NOT be traced back to the presocratics?

Question 2 2. Cicero's legacy is also seen in _____.

Question 3 3. Pythagoras believed that the universe was governed by

Question 4 4. Socrates proposed all of the following, except:

Question 5 5. By sentencing Socrates to death, the Athenians:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT true of Sir Francis Bacon?

Question 7 7. Why was Socrates sentenced to death?

Question 8 8. How did Ovid's retelling of Roman history differ from Horace and Virgil's?

Question 9 9. What does this quote by Horace mean, '''smit by loyal passion's restless stings, Rome for her Caesar yearns?

Question 10 10. Cicero was not just a Roman philosopher, he was also known as a/an:

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Question 11 11. Democritus insisted on the existence of void, or vacuum, on the grounds that

Question 12 12. Plato's ideal Republic is ruled by

Question 13 13. For Plato, true knowledge can only be found through:

Question 14 14. The Presocratics were mostly concerned with explaining

Question 15 15. Caesar Augustus' propaganda campaign was run by his friend and advisor

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Question 16 16. Our main source of information on Socrates comes from _____.

Question 17 17. Why was Socrates' quest for truth considered so dangerous by Athenian society?

Question 18 18. Which statement correctly analyzes Augustus' relationship to poetry?

Question 19 19. How was Heraclitus different from most of the Presocratics?

Question 20 20. Cicero's only truly original contribution to philosophy was

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Question 21 21. Why was Augustus a successful ruler?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements most closely aligns with Francis Bacon's beliefs?

Question 23 23. The first 3 Greek philosophers were called the Monists because they believed in

Question 24 24. Why did Francis Bacon believe it was important to control factors in experiments?

Question 25 25. Plato wrote his Allegory of the Cave in order to:

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Question 26 26. Why did Virgil rewrite Roman history?

Question 27 27. In his political career, Cicero would attack his opponents by _____.

Question 28 28. Zeno's paradox of the bow tried to demonstrate Parmenides' theory with a series of paradoxes. Zeno tried to prove that:

Question 29 29. Cicero's main contribution to western philosophy was _____.

Question 30 30. What would Francis Bacon suggest you do if you wanted to learn how plants react to freezing?

CSET English: Overview of Philosophy Chapter Exam Instructions

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