CHAPTER 1 test questions Wolff 11e

CHAPTER 1 test questions Wolff 11e - CHAPTER ONE TEST...

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1 CHAPTER ONE TEST QUESTION STUDY GUIDE WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY? Multiple Choice 1. Socrates discussed his philosophical ideas in: A. his school, the Academy. B. the public marketplace . C. the city of Miletus. D. Both A and B E. Both B and C __ 2. The Socratic Dialogues were written by whom? A. By Socrates, in the last years before his death B. the first few by Socrates, the rest by Plato after his death C. By Socrates, with Plato's help D. By Plato, with Socrates’ help E . By Plato, after the death of Socrates __ 3. The intent of the Athenian rulers in prosecuting Socrates was to __ 4. In his trial, Socrates chose to be executed rather than to cease practicing philosophy because: __ 5. Our word for "philosophy" comes from a Greek expression meaning: __
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2 6. In Socrates’ view, true happiness: A. is impossible in life, but may be achieved in the afterlife. B. is, sadly, incompatible with the practice of philosophy. C. can only be achieved in a democracy. D. lies in having the wisdom to accept one's fate without question. E. may be achieved through a process of self-examination. __ 7. According to Socrates:
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