Phy 103 Test & Solution 2

Phy 103 Test & Solution 2 - Philosophy 103–10 Second...

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Philosophy 103–10 Second test, October 6, 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 purpose of Plato’s Academy was to train students to become “philosopher kings” in their cities. True 2. Most scholars believe that Plato’s Middle Dialogues are intended as representations of the “historical” Socrates. False 3. In his Republic Plato undertakes a defense of the superiority of justice over injustice. True 4. In Plato’s Symposium Socrates speaks in praise of “Love for the Beautiful.” True 5. For Aristotle, the “material” cause of an object is the thing or event that produces the object. False Multiple Choice: Select one of a, b, c, or d as the correct answer to the question. 6. Why does Socrates (in Plato’s Euthyphro ) ask Euthyphro for a definition of (the “form” of) piety? a. Socrates is writing a dictionary b. Socrates is looking for a standard by which to determine whether an action is pious or not c. Socrates wants to prove that only he is wise d. Socrates wants to prove that only Euthyphro is wise. 7. In the Apology (Socrates’ Defense Speech) Socrates tells his audience “to care most of all about the greatest improvement of the soul.” What does this phrase mean? a. That we should all devote our greatest attention to getting right with the gods b. That we should all look forward to a better reincarnation in a future life c. That we should all make absolutely sure that we know the Forms d. That we should all devote our greatest attention to becoming virtuous persons. 8.
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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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