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Quiz      #2 – POL 102 Introduction to Western Political Philosophy     Student Roll No.: _____________________________________ For each of the following questions, please select the  best  answer from amongst the  choices provided 1. In his essay “An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment?,” Immanuel Kant  contends that the  private use  of reason can be _______ without hindering the  progress of enlightenment, whereas the  public use  of reason must always be  _______. A. linked to the political; regarded with suspicion  B. confined to the sphere of religion; appropriated by elites for their own political  advantage        C. subject to universal publicity; immune from universal publicity  D. narrowly constricted; free and unconstrained E. disregarded; exalted as an infallible faculty of moral agents 2. According to Kant, _______ are the chief reasons why a great proportion of men lack  the capacity to think for themselves and have therefore failed to emerge from their  own self-imposed moral immaturity. A. stupidity and ignorance B. vanity and greed C. laziness and cowardice D. sinfulness and immorality E. religious conviction and piety 3. Kant argues that when a cleric or pastor administers to his congregation, he is using  reason privately, rather than publically. Under such circumstances, the cleric is  _______. A. deluded by the dogmatic, mystical presuppositions of his religion B. not free to utilize his own rational capacities and speak his own mind C. corrupt and immoral D. illogical and backward E. both A and D 4. In his treatise  Perpetual Peace , Kant maintains that the actions of the  political  moralist  are geared toward his own _______, whereas the  moral politician  acts in a  manner consistent with principles of _______. A. self-interest; merit  B. advantage;  universal publicity  C. conception of right; commonsense  Page  1  of  5
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D. religion; theoretical reason E. all of the above  5. Which of the following concepts is NOT associated with Kant’s proposed framework  for perpetual peace? A.
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