Phil 264 - Quiz 2

Phil 264 - Quiz 2 - (b) wealth (c) knowledge (of the...

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Philosophy 264: Quiz #2 Multiple Choice ___1. According to Dewey, the quest for certainty was generated by: (a) arrogance (b) insecurity (c) the desire to control others. ___2. For Dewey, the "deepest problem of modern life" involves reconciling our beliefs about proper conduct with: (a) modern science (b) religion (c) politics. ___3. For Dewey, knowing something requires: (a) perception (b) knowledge of the causes and effects of the perceived phenomenon (c) (a) and (b). ___4. Dewey draws the distinction between "satisfying" and "satisfactory" in order to criticize the view of values promoted by: (a) Christianity (b) the current empirical theory of values (c) the transcendental absolute theory of values. ___5. The following is (for Dewey) an example of an ideal good: (a) health
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Unformatted text preview: (b) wealth (c) knowledge (of the theoretical, rather than practical, sort). True/False ___6. For Dewey, an experience is "satisfactory" (for a given individual) only if it is also "satisfying" (for that same individual). ___7. Dewey believes that the attainment of ideal goods does not require the prior attainment of physical goods. ___8. For Dewey, hypotheses regarding conduct are always subject to revision. ___9. For Dewey, there is a sharp distinction between physical goods and ideal goods. ___10. Dewey believes that application of the experimental method to the study of humans would encourage a misguided focus on changing the individual , rather than on changing the world ....
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