Phy 103 Test 1 and Its Solution

Phy 103 Test 1 and Its Solution - Philosophy 10310 First...

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Philosophy 103–10 First test, September 22, 2006 Test One. IN THE “GRADE OR EDUCATION” FIELD, FILL IN THE CIRCLE WITH “1” True or False: Fill in A (1) for True, and B (2) for False . 1. The branch of philosophy that investigates questions about the nature of what is real is called Epistemology. False 2. Dualism is the view that there are two kinds of reality: the material and the mental. True 3. The view that all knowledge is based on and derived from sense experience is called Rationalism. False 4. Realism (or Objectivism) in Ethics is the view that there are universally valid moral norms or principles that determine whether an act is “right” or “wrong.” True 5. Philosophy is a conceptual discipline that investigates the meaning of concepts, and the truth of the statements that contain these concepts. True Multiple Choice: Select one of a, b, c, or d as the correct answer to the question. 6. 1. All geckos eat grasshoppers. 2. All grasshoppers are purple. 3. Therefore all geckos eat purple things. This argument is: a. valid but not sound b. sound but not valid c. neither valid nor sound d. both valid and sound 7. 1. No cats are dogs. 2. All dogs are animals. 3. Therefore no dogs are animals. This argument is: a. valid but not sound b. sound but not valid c. neither valid nor sound d. both valid and sound 8. The period in the history of philosophy from the mid-17 th century to the late 18
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2008 for the course PHL 103 taught by Professor Zeyl during the Fall '08 term at Rhode Island.

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