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Schools of Thought - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If the purpose of a knife is to cut things, what is the purpose, or telos, of human beings?

Question 2 2. From which culture does the idea of democracy originate?

Question 3 3. Which of the following characteristics is common to both socialism and communism?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an essential component of empirical research?

Question 5 5. Cicero's legacy is also seen in _____.

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Question 6 6. What emperor's reign saw the Roman defeat at Adrianople?

Question 7 7. What did Socrates call his ideal ruler?

Question 8 8. What is the BEST way to describe what 'apology' means in this context of the text The Apology by Plato?

Question 9 9. 'Pertaining to the Public' is a phrase used to describe the government that ruled which culture for 500 years?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements about socialism are TRUE?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following form of feminism is generally considered to be within 'the mainstream?'

Question 12 12. Why did St. Augustine write The City of God?

Question 13 13. Today, what do we call Socrates' idea that we have a responsibility to uphold the law because we have also benefited from it?

Question 14 14. What's the best explanation of communism?

Question 15 15. Why is the Justinian Code of Law still significant today?

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Question 16 16. What are ethics?

Question 17 17. What form of libertarianism is outcome based?

Question 18 18. What political value do libertarians place above all others?

Question 19 19. Which of the following made a pivotal contribution to the economic theory behind liberal thought?

Question 20 20. What is a dominant ideology in the United States?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a not a characteristic of fascism?

Question 22 22. A theory that involves the study of ideas and values concerning the state, power, individuals, groups and the relationships between them is what type of theory?

Question 23 23. When did the philosophy of libertarianism fully develop?

Question 24 24. Which of the following has not been influenced by feminism?

Question 25 25. What is telos?

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Question 26 26. Which type of anarchism believes that voluntary private exchanges makes government unnecessary?

Question 27 27. For Socrates and Plato, what was the most important measure of a government?

Question 28 28. Which of these represents one of the 'Five Constant Factors' that influence all military actions?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms does not belong with the others?

Schools of Thought - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy Chapter Exam Instructions

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