exam #1 - 1. Be able to apply the seven basic worldview...

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Unformatted text preview: 1. Be able to apply the seven basic worldview questions to any of the following philosophies or religions: Christian Theism : God is personal creator and sustainer of the universe. Deism:- ( God is creator and sustainer of the universe) The belief in the existence of a God or supreme being but denial of revealed religion, belief is based on the light of nature and reason.-watch maker Naturalism:-The universe is all that there is 1. Think behavior is consequence of interactions. 2. NO sin in naturalism 3. Do not blame any one. Nihilism:-Belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement. (Child of Naturalism) Existentialism: - humans realize they exist and can therefore make choice due to consciousness Eastern Monism:-The universe is one. The soul of each and every human being is one with the cosmos. Secular Humanism : the doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason; rejects religion and the supernatural Islam: A monotheistic religion characterized by the acceptance of the doctrine of submission to God and to Muhammad as the chief and last prophet of God. New Age: The New Age is in fact a free-flowing spiritual movement; a network of believers and practitioners who share somewhat similar beliefs and practices, which they add on to whichever formal religion that they follow. Marxism: a worldview of philosophy The political and economic philosophy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in which the concept of class struggle plays a central role in understanding society's allegedly inevitable development from bourgeois oppression under capitalism to a sot and ultimately classless society 2. Be able to identify the following terms: Transcendent: Surpassing others; preeminent or supreme. Immanent : Existing or remaining within; inherent: believed in a God immanent in humans ex nihilo: out of nothing Postmodernism: genre of art and literature and especially architecture in reaction against principles and practices of established modernism Agnostic: One who believes that it is impossible to know whether there is a God Atheist : One who disbelieves or denies the existence of God or gods. Monism: The view in metaphysics that reality is a unified whole and that all existing things can be ascribed to or described by a single concept or system. Pantheism: worship that admits or tolerates all gods Karma : he total effect of a person's actions and conduct during the successive phases of the person's existence, regarded as determining the person's destiny. Metaphysics: An underlying philosophical or theoretical principle: a belief in luck, the metaphysic of the gambler. Reincarnation: if you dont know this yur gay Epistemology: The branch of philosophy that studies the nature of knowledge, its presuppositions and foundations, and its extent and validity....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course HUMA 201 taught by Professor Kemeny during the Spring '08 term at Grove City.

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