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Quiz – POL 102      Introduction to Western Political Philosophy      For each of the following questions, please select the  best  answer from amongst the  choices provided 1. According to Plato, the state in which the rulers are most reluctant to govern is  always the ______, whereas the state in which rulers are most eager to govern is  always the ______. A. worst; best B. best; worst C. most warlike; most peaceful D. least democratic; noblest E. holiest; most profane 2. Plato argues that the faculties of _______ are most developed amongst philosopher  kings. A. sight and vision B. commonsense and emotional intelligence C. cunning and guilefulness  D. reason and intelligence  E. clairvoyance and memory   3. In Plato’s view, Being is equated with _______, whereas Becoming concerns  _______. A. the good life; the mere life B. virtue; dishonor  C. truth and the good; the visible and opinion D. morality; injustice E. all of the above 4. With which philosophical tradition is Plato’s thought associated? A. eudaimonism B. materialism C. asceticism D. empiricism E. none of the above 5. Plato contends that as he endeavors to apprehend the essence of each thing, the  dialectician uses mathematical sciences such as geometry as ________. A. sensory enhancements B. pedagogic tools C. handmaids and helpers 1
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D. inductive techniques of verification and falsification E. all of the above          6. In Book II of  Politics , Aristotle departs from Plato in arguing thaft political life should  be characterized by A. instability B. perpetual fear and mistrust
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