PHIL 201 Quiz 1

PHIL 201 Quiz 1 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. The goal in doing philosophy is to start as best as one can from a completely neutral position on every issue.
  2. Philosophy and science are different in that:
  3. Reason is “prior” to God in terms of:
  4. Philosophy evaluates everything including issues of faith.
  5. A statement about what a person ought to do is called:
  6. The study of biology would be considered a
  7. The ways in which philosophy is practical, according to the reading, include:
  8. The five main reasons given in the reading for why developing the mindset in general includes all but the following:
  9. Our intellectual appetite is a natural desire to know and understand.
  10. Our epistemic obligations include the duty to clarify and justify our beliefs.
  11. The main way mentioned in the reading that the philosophical mindset helps in making moral decisions by:
  12. Cultivating a worldview, as Foreman describes it, is something everyone has done.
  13. Adopting the philosophical mindset is more like a job than a vocation.
  14. We should put aside our commitments and presuppositions and take a neutral position when investigating philosophical issue.
  15. The passage that says we should always be prepared to offer a defense for the hope within us:
  16. The problems listed in the reading with the view that “Christians don’t need philosophy, we have the Bible,” include the following:
  17. How does the story in Acts 17 demonstrate the value of reason:
  18. While we are not all called to be philosophers by vocation, what does the biblical mandate say we all called to do:
  19. A supererogatory act:
  20. The branch of philosophy that deals with general theories of values is:
  21. The one below that is not one of the three major branches of philosophy:
  22. The sub-branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of existence itself is:
  23. The Bible adequately addresses almost every philosophical issue and question.
  24. We are having a debate about organ transplants and the lack of available organs.  You suggest that organs should be available to those who can pay for them. I argue the rich would buy all the available organs and that wouldn’t be fair to those who can’t afford to pay for organs.  Under which branch of philosophy would you place our discussion:
  25. The branch of philosophy that asks questions about which the objectivity of historical sources:

Set 2

  1. The study of biology would be considered a
  2. The word “philosophy” originated from two Greek terms: philo which means “love” and sophos which means:
  3. Philosophy evaluates everything including issues of faith.
  4. Which of the beliefs below would qualify as a foundational belief:
  5. The goal in doing philosophy is to start as best as one can from a completely neutral position on every issue.
  6. Reason is “prior” to God in terms of:
  7. Cultivating a worldview, as Foreman describes it, is something everyone has done.
  8. By saying worldview is consistent we mean that:
  9. What should one do if one encounters a new belief that creates inconsistency in a one’s set of beliefs:
  10. The main way mentioned in the reading that the philosophical mindset helps in making moral decisions by:
  11. Choose the best answer: What is wrong with the following set of beliefs as a worldview: (a) There is no God, (b) Man evolved from lower animals over a long period of time, (c) there is no afterlife, (d) people should be good to each other, (e) matter and energy are all that exist, (f) the universe is without any ultimate meaning and value.
  12. What was Foreman’s point about understanding life backward but living it forward:
  13. An attitude of examining beliefs to determine what the mean and if they are true is called:
  14. How does the story in Acts 17 demonstrate the value of reason:
  15. The passage of scripture that says we should beware of vain and deceptive philosophy is:
  16. How does Jesus affirm the importance of using reason:
  17. To offer a defense for the Christian faith from outside attacks is the task of:
  18. While we are not all called to be philosophers by vocation, what does the biblical mandate say we all called to do:
  19. The science and art of interpreting scripture is called:
  20. Which of the following was NOT within the guidelines recommended for the “critical use” of scripture in doing philosophy:
  21. The question “What is truth?” is covered under which branch of philosophy:
  22. The branch of philosophy that deals with general theories of values is:
  23. The branch of philosophy that asks questions about which the objectivity of historical sources:
  24. We raise a question in history class about whether or not it was right for President Lincoln to abuse his powers in suspending the writ of habeas corpus during the Civil War.  Under which branch of philosophy would you place this discussion:
  25. Philosophy is about asking questions of which there are no real answers.

Set 3

  1. According to the reading, Abraham was an example of blind faith.
  2. A comprehensive system of beliefs that functions as an explanation and interpretation of reality is called:
  3. Philosophy and science are different in that:
  4. Philosophy is mostly interested in discovering new factual data.
  5. Philosophy evaluates everything including issues of faith.
  6. The word “philosophy” originated from two Greek terms: philo which means “love” and sophos which means:
  7. The one below that is NOT one of the characteristics of good philosophical argument:
  8. A process of education that forces students to think through and clarify their beliefs by asking them questions is called the:
  9. By saying worldview is consistent we mean that:
  10. Our epistemic obligations include the duty to clarify and justify our beliefs.
  11. The five main reasons given in the reading for why developing the mindset in general includes all but the following:
  12. The main way mentioned in the reading that the philosophical mindset helps in making moral decisions by:
  13. An attitude of examining beliefs to determine what the mean and if they are true is called:
  14. Using scripture “strategically” means:
  15. We should put aside our commitments and presuppositions and take a neutral position when investigating philosophical issue.
  16. A supererogatory act:
  17. According to the reading, it is possible to do hermeneutics without doing philosophy, however you never should.
  18. The three elements listed in the reading that fulfill the biblical mandate to develop a Christian philosophical mindset would include one of the following:
  19. While we are not all called to be philosophers by vocation, what does the biblical mandate say we all called to do:
  20. The branch of philosophy that deals with general theories of values is:
  21. The sub-branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of existence itself is:
  22. The question of the existence of God comes under which branch of philosophy:
  23. Which of the following was NOT within the guidelines recommended for the “critical use” of scripture in doing philosophy:
  24. The Bible adequately addresses almost every philosophical issue and question.
  25. Foreman thinks that there is tremendous agreement between philosophers on many basic issues.
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