MSR 2010 Midterm 2 Study Guide, Revised

MSR 2010 Midterm 2 Study Guide, Revised - Magic, Science...

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Magic, Science and Religion Spring 2010 REVISED Review Material for Midterm 2 (April 22) Possible short-answer essay questions (choose 4, 10 points each): 1. Briefly summarize the biological (scientific) explanation of evolution and discuss how “social Darwinism” differs from it. (You may answer #1 or #2, but not both.) 2. Please briefly: a) describe social Darwinism, b) give the name of a thinker (other than Charles Darwin) associated with social Darwinism, c) give and explain a key feature of his/her thought. 3. Why are questions of origin (“creation”) important to many people? In other words, why do some people care so much about the topic? Please explain why you say this. (You may answer #3 or #4, but not both, unless they do not repeat material.) 4. What are the different forms of creationism, and what beliefs are associated with each? 5. How do nativistic movements differ from millenarian movements? Please include significant features of each. 6.
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