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Unformatted text preview: Philosophy 102: Introduction to Philosophical Inquiry Online Test 1: What is Philosophy? Summer, 2010 1 True–False Questions (50 pts.) Directions: Type out the number of the following questions and state whether or not the following statements are true or false. Do not copy the questions. If you wish to qualify your answer, you may do so, if you feel that a question is misleading or ambiguous. 1. Philosophy may be broadly defined as an inquiry into the basic assumptions of any field of interest. 2. The recognition that one should sympathetically and fully understand a belief before criticizing it is called “the principle of char- ity.” 3. Philosophy is almost exclusively concerned with the outcomes and conclusions of other fields of inquiry. 4. Philosophy, similarly to other disciplines like history, chemistry, or literature, is a well defined and limited field of study. 5. Epistemology is essentially the study of the founda- tional religious epistles or liturgical lections. 6. Ontology and metaphysics is the study of what ulti- mately is reality....
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