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Examination 2-Key - Political Science 1001 Examination #2...

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Political Science 1001 Examination #2 Spring 2008 1. According to Aristotle, politics (or political science): 1. Is not a proper subject of study by the young. 2. Aims at the happiness of human beings. 3. Is the master, and therefore the most precise, science . 4. Aims at the highest good for human beings. 1
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A. B. C. D. E. All of the Above 2. According to Aristotle, the good that politics seeks must be which of the following? 1. It must be self-sufficient. 2. It must be instrumental in character. 3. It must be practical or attainable. 2
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4. It must be social. A. B. C. D. E. All of the Above 3. Every complex political philosophy has a view of human nature and Aristotle is no exception. His view of human nature includes which of the following? 1. Human beings are possessed of rational elements, including the capacity for language. 3
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2. Human beings are possessed of irrational elements, including the need for survival. 3. Human beings are possessed of rational elements including the capacity for memory. 4. Human beings are possessed of irrational elements, including language. A. B. C. D. E. All of the Above 4. Which of the following is NOT an accurate statement of Aristotle’s views on intellectual and moral virtues? 4
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A. The city needs the philosopher to teach it virtue. B. Legislators habituate moral virtue. C. Moral virtues are taught. D. The law educates us on matters of virtue. E. Intellectual virtues are taught. 5. According to Aristotle, which of the following characteristics of virtuous action are examples of internal particularity? 1. The act itself must be of a certain kind. 2. The agent must know what he/she is doing. 3. The agent must choose the action. 5
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4. The agent must choose the action for its own sake. A. B. C. D. E. All of the Above 6. Aristotle’s doctrine of the mean is best characterized in which of the following statements? 1. Avoid excess. 2. Avoid deficiency. 6
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3. Consider self-interest as a primary virtue . 4. Examine the context of decisions and strive for moderation and proportionality. A. B. C. D. E. All of the Above 7. According to Aristotle, a constitution in which the few rule in the interests of themselves is a[n]: A. Polity 7
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Democracy C. Aristocracy D. Monarchy E. Oligarchy 8. According to Aristotle, the notion of distributive justice involves which of the following? 1. The proper conduct within a society of individuals toward themselves and toward one another. 2. The restoration of social equilibrium after wrongs have been committed. 3.
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Examination 2-Key - Political Science 1001 Examination #2...

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