Eagle Online Philosophy Exam Help

Eagle Online Philosophy Exam Help

  1. Philosophy strives to be based exclusively upon reason whereas religion is exclusive based upon faith. True
  2. Philosophy establishes the indubitable fact of God’s existence. False
  3. Political Philosophy is the study of force. False
  4. Ethics is the philosophic study of action. True
  5. Epistemology is the study of the nature of reality. False
  6. Philosophy literally means “the love of wisdom.” True
  7. Ethics is the study of the nature of right and wrong. True
  8. Philosophy establishes the objectivity of science. False
  9. Philosophy endorses the right of the state to establish all laws. False
  10. Metaphysics is the study of knowledge. False
  11. According to Plato, the Form of the Good is the ultimate cause or rationale for every meaningful or intelligible thing. True
  12. Because rationalism does not rely on sense experience for knowledge, it is inappropriate to speak of a “rationalist epistemology.” False
  13. Epistemology is the study of the origin, structure, and extent of reality. False
  14. According to Plato, our knowledge about things in the sensible world is not based on sense experience but on our a priori apprehension of the Forms. True
  15. When I say I know something, I do not always have to believe what I claim to know. False
  16. Even though only true propositions can be known, it is possible to believe a proposition that is false. True
  17. In Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, the figures that cast shadows on the back wall of the cave are supposed to be understood as the Forms in terms of which things outside of the Cave are intelligible. False
  18. Empiricism is the study of the nature, extent, origin, and justification of knowledge. False
  19. According to Plato, the eternal Forms or Ideas are the universal characteristics by which things are what they are and are known as what they are. True
  20. Aristotle may be considered the father of philosophical skepticism. False
  21. Metaphysics is the study of the nature of ultimate reality. True
  22. The conclusion that reality is made up of one thing, for example that of materiality, is an example of metaphysical monism. True
  23. The question “What does it mean for something to exist?” is different from the question “What does it mean for us to know that something exists?” The difference between the two questions highlights the difference between the two branches of philosophy, namely metaphysics and ontology. False
  24. The term “metaphysics” was coined by Aristotle as he arranged his personal library. False
  25. The conclusion that reality is made up of a duality of existence is reflective of the metaphysical conclusions of Rene Descartes. True
  26. Metaphysics is concerned with the nature of truth, but is not concerned with the nature of time inasmuchas this is a concern of physics. False
  27. The conclusion that reality is composed of innumerable qualities that are too numerous even to grasp represents the conclusion of the metaphysical pluralist. True
  28. The statement ‘There is no ultimate reality” is an example of a paradoxical metaphysical statement. True
  29. The pre-socratic philosophers were primarily concerned with metaphysical questions. False
  30. Metaphysics atemptsp to provide a rational explanation for why things in nature are the way they are. This is different from a mythic explanation, insofar as myth provides a natural account of supernatural events. False