PHI 221 001 Exam1

PHI 221 001 Exam1 - CORRECT ANSWERS IN BOLDFACE Gatekeepers...

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CORRECT ANSWERS IN BOLDFACE Gatekeepers Matrix Answer all  24  questions on SIDE ONE of the SCANTRON Sheet. Use soft pencil only (#2-1/2, or softer),  and be sure to fill in your ID# and name,  LAST NAME FIRST , in the appropriate box on the SCANTRON  Sheet. Part I: True/False.  Fill in the answer on the SCANTRON Sheet. 5 points each. 1. Science is a race for the truth, with starters sharply distinguishable from nonstarters. 2. The simplest theory is always the best. 3. Phrenology rejects, while parapsychology endorses, Cartesian Dualism. 4. Given what Kuhn is reported as saying about paradigms, it is quite clear that Plutarch  and Lucretius used different paradigms. 5. According to Laudan, Judge Overton was mistaken in holding that Creationism is  untestable. 6. The notion of basic kind in Scientific Creationism is incoherent partly because of  its use of both interfertility and morphological criteria (Kitcher 151-155). 7. In the largest survey of American sexual behavior, the respondents' tendencies to lie  and deceive themselves were not properly taken into account, so, Lewontin concludes,  sexology is a pseudoscience. 8. Any predictively successful theory must have great explanatory power. 9. Chaos theory yields examples of deterministic but unpredictable systems. 10. UFOlogy poses no questions worth investigating, so UFOlogy is pseudoscientific. 11. If Scientific Creationism is very pseudoscientific, then religion is not scientific in the  'approval' use. 12. According to astronomer George Abell, astrology can be a harmless recreation  for millions of people. Part II: Multiple choice.  Fill in  the one best  answer on the SCANTRON Sheet. 5  points each.
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13. According to the . .. syllabus for this course, a. the lowest of the three exam scores is dropped in computing the course grade b. a +/- grade scale is used in determining final course grades c. if a student completes the Intuition Inventory at the session's beginning, then s/he gets 
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