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HUMANITIES STUDY GUIDE1.What is an aesthetic experience:a.A comparison of beautyb.A feeling of pleasure that justifies itselfc.A rejection of individualized artd.An objective experienceAnswer: 2.Which topic is studied by the humanities:3.Which branch of philosophy deals with the nature and scope of knowledge:4.What is a clear example of the creation of aesthetic beauty in a humanities discipline:5.Match each type of love with its definition:a.Eros: 1. Non-sexual love emphasized by ancient Greeksb.Platonic 2. Passionate love favored by Greek poetsc.Courtly 3. A romantic love emphasized in the medieval periodAnswer:6.How does technology impact the visual arts:a.Technology allows fewer people to access the artsb.Technology allows us to archive, reproduce, and share artwork in many waysc.Technological innovations reduce our ability to experience the visual artsd.Technological progress provides the primary inspiration for artistsAnswer:7.Which two beliefs are characteristic of the Renaissance? Choose 2 answers:a.Scientific inquiry will increase human knowledge of the worldb.A reduction in dependence on a slave labor should be society’s goalc.Church doctrine provides the most accurate model for the ideal social lifed.Classical literacy and philosophical works provide resources for learning and livingAnswer: 8.
What was the effect of rationalism during the Renaissance: