Republic BK 1MultChoice

Republic BK 1MultChoice - Introduction to Philosophy...

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Introduction to Philosophy Republic Quiz 1 Plato's Republic Book 1 1. The Republic begins, "I went down to Piraeus yesterday with Glaucon, the son of Ariston. I wanted to say a prayer to the goddess, . . . " What goddess is being referred to? a. Athena b. Hera c. Aphrodite d. Bendis e. Zeus f. Apollo 2. According to Sophocles what makes old age easy to bear? a. Money b. being retired c. having good friends d. the passions ease up. e. having children. 3. According to Cephalos what makes old age easy to bear? a. Money. b. Good friends. c. Family. d. paying your debts. e. a calm and happy nature. 4. According to Socrates what do most people think makes old age easy to bear? a. Good friends b. Family c. Money. d. Retirement. e. the passions ease up. 5. What is Cephalos' definition of Justice? a. The advantage of the stronger. b. Might makes right. c. repaying your debts. d. telling the truth and repaying your debts. e. helping friends and harming enemies. 6. What counterexample does Socrates present to refute Cephalos' definition? a. perhaps we can be mistaken about the people who are our friends b. perhaps we can be mistaken about the people who are our enemies. c. what do you do if a person who lent you a weapon while sane, now comes to you while insane, and asks for it back? d. what do you do if a person who lent you a weapon while insane, now comes to you while sane, and asks for it back? e. the just person shouldn’t harm anyone. 7. Polemarchus’ 1 st definition of justice is a. the repayment of debt. b. the advantage of the stronger.
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c. a friend ought always to do good to friend never evil. d. sacrificing to the gods. e. two of the above. 8. Polemarchus’ 2nd definition of justice is a. the advantage of the stronger. b. enemies should also receive what we owe them. c. the disadvantage of the weaker. d. the advantage of our enemies. e. two of the above. 9. Polemarchus’ 3rd definition of justice is the a. the advantage of the stronger. b. the advantage of the weaker. c. repayment of our debts. d. the art which gives good to friends and evil to enemies. e. two of the above. 10. Which of the following arguments are presented to show that Polemarchus' definition has difficulties? a. we can at times be confused about who are friends and enemies. b. the just person will always harm people c. the just person will not harm anyone at all. d. the unjust person will never harm anyone at all. e. helping friends and harming enemies. f. two of the above. 11. Which of the following arguments are presented to show that Polemarchus' definition has difficulties. a. the just person will sometimes have to harm people. b. the just person will always harm people c. is it the part of the just person to harm anyone at all. d. the unjust person will never harm anyone at all.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PHIL 201 taught by Professor Snow during the Fall '07 term at Loyola Maryland.

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