Famous Philosophers Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In The Souls of Black Folk, what did Du Bois mean by the term double consciousness?

Question 2 2. Ptolemy's model of the universe was based upon the idea that _____.

Question 3 3. According to Nietzsche, when a man was able to successfully cast off the artificial constructs of Judeo-Christian morality, what did he become?

Question 4 4. Stars appear much closer than they are. What does this prove for Descartes?

Question 5 5. Which of the following scientific ideas would Plato disagree with

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Question 6 6. What institution of higher learning did both Hobbes and Locke attend?

Question 7 7. Rousseau was an important philosopher during which historical period?

Question 8 8. How did Archimedes find his most important discovery?

Question 9 9. How was Locke's political philosophy revolutionary?

Question 10 10. Who is known to have quoted Montesquieu's works during the framing of the American Constitution?

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Question 11 11. While Thomas Hobbes' political views were in part influenced by the English Civil War and Interregnum, John Locke's were influenced by the _____.

Question 12 12. What was Du Bois' criticism of Booker T. Washington's work?

Question 13 13. To Marx, the wealthy or capitalists were known as the _____

Question 14 14. Why was Socrates sentenced to death?

Question 15 15. According to Plato, we know about ideal forms because _____

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Question 16 16. Du Bois was the first person of color to achieve which of the following?

Question 17 17. Cicero's only truly original contribution to philosophy was

Question 18 18. Why was Socrates' quest for truth considered so dangerous by Athenian society?

Question 19 19. According to Kant, all moral actions can be supported through _____ .

Question 20 20. According to David Hume, why is it impossible to truly know an object?

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Question 21 21. What would Francis Bacon suggest you do if you wanted to learn how plants react to freezing?

Question 22 22. Why did Francis Bacon believe it was important to control factors in experiments?

Question 23 23. Locke's 'Two Treatises of Government' were taken nearly verbatim and used to justify _____.

Question 24 24. Marx believed that under capitalism workers would become poorer and poorer and experience alienation as they became more and more distanced from the control of their work. What did he believe was inevitable?

Question 25 25. Diderot and d'Alembert attempted to document and explain the age's industrial innovations and discoveries in natural science in the _____.

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Question 26 26. Kant waited to publish his first work, _____ , until 1781, though it remains his most important and influential work.

Question 27 27. Francis Bacon's book 'New Atlantis' was:

Question 28 28. What led to Aristarchus' discovery of a heliocentric universe?

Question 29 29. How did Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk become an inspiration in the fight for American civil rights during the 1960s?

Question 30 30. Prior to studying philosophy, Nietzsche originally intended to become a _____.

Famous Philosophers Chapter Exam Instructions

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