PHIL 201 Quiz 3

PHIL 201 Quiz 3 Liberty University Answers

Set 1

  1. A good metaphysical theory should be characterized by explanatory power.
  2. One rule of thumb in doing metaphysics is the recognition that there are some beliefs that should never be challenged or questioned.
  3. Some of the most important questions in metaphysics deal with:
  4. According to Hasker, which is true of the premises we use in doing metaphysics?
  5. Christian theology has made extensive use of pagan philosophy in developing and interpreting Christian revelation.
  6. For Hasker, a main problem with compatibilism is:
  7. According to Hasker, a misconception that some have of libertarianism:
  8. One major argument for libertarianism is:
  9. The view that our choices are governed by whatever is our strongest motive in a given situation is called:
  10. If determinism is correct, then it is necessarily true that God does not exist.
  11. Which of the following statements is true about philosophical Dualism?
  12. Which of the following is not a common objection to Materialism?
  13. Behaviorism states that mental properties are merely a special category of physical properties.
  14. Which statement is false based on Hasker’s discussion?
  15. According to Hasker, emergentism implies that at least some non-human animals have souls.
  16. Which of the following is a correct statement about “essences?”
  17. The proposed solution to the mind/body problem that claims that for every physical state there exists a corresponding mental state, but there is no causal relationship between them.
  18. The proposed solution to the mind/body problem that says that God preordained our mental states to correspond with the appropriate physical state.
  19. Which of the following affirms the existence of essences?
  20. According to Dr. Baggett, the reason secularists are drawn to compatibilism is that it is consistent with naturalism.

Set 2

  1. One rule of thumb in doing metaphysics is the recognition that there are some beliefs that should never be challenged or questioned.
  2. Christian theology has made extensive use of pagan philosophy in developing and interpreting Christian revelation.
  3. According to Hasker, which is true of the premises we use in doing metaphysics?
  4. Some of the most important questions in metaphysics deal with:
  5. In Philosophy, some ideas, concepts or beliefs should be accepted on the grounds of authority, and should never be questioned.
  6. Compatibilism claims that determinism is logically compatible with freedom as defined by the libertarian.
  7. According to Hasker, divine foreknowledge means:
  8. For Hasker, a main problem with compatibilism is:
  9. According to Hasker, determinism claims that people never make choices.
  10. According to Hasker, a misconception that some have of libertarianism:
  11. On the question of life after death, John Hick proposes a theory that involves total annihilation of the entire person, including the soul, at death.
  12. Based on his discussion of John Hick’s examples of resurrection, which of the following statements would Hasker NOT agree to?
  13. According to Hasker, both Dualism and Emergentism allow for the possibility that the essential “core person” continues to exist after death.
  14. The Mind‐Body theory that has been the most influential in Western philosophy is:
  15. According to Hasker, emergentism implies that at least some non‐human animals have souls.
  16. The two types of substances are:
  17. Which of the following is a correct statement about “essences?”
  18. According to Dr. Baggett, the reason secularists are drawn to compatibilism is that it is consistent with naturalism.
  19. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of substances:
  20. Which of the following is an essential property of a person according to the PointeCast.

Set 3

  1. In Philosophy, some ideas, concepts or beliefs should be accepted on the grounds of authority, and should never be questioned.
  2. According to Hasker, Metaphysical theories should be judged on the basis of their factual adequacy, logical consistency, and explanatory power.
  3. The function of a metaphysical theory is to:
  4. A good metaphysical theory should be characterized by explanatory power.
  5. According to Hasker, which is true of the premises we use in doing metaphysics?
  6. According to Hasker, the most common response the determinist offers to the idea that rational thinking needs free choice is:
  7. The theory that says some actions are chosen and performed by the agent without their being any sufficient cause or condition prior to the action itself.
  8. A strong argument in favor of libertarianism is the rational thought seems to require the ability to freely choose between different options and ideas.
  9. For compatibilism a choice is considered free if the:
  10. Determinism claims that ultimately our choices don’t make any difference.
  11. Emergentism states that the mind is produced by the brain and therefore is identical with the brain.
  12. What is one of the advantages of Materialism?
  13. Behaviorism states that mental properties are merely a special category of physical properties.
  14. Which statement is false based on Hasker’s discussion?
  15. Both Dualism and Emergentism support the idea that the essential “core person” continues to exist after death.
  16. Which of these is an example of an essential property?
  17. Which of the following is not a characteristic of substances:
  18. Which of the following is not an element of causality?
  19. An example of an essential property is the fruit on a tree.
  20. Properties are similar to adjectives, whereas substances are similar to nouns.
  21. If a theory is inconsistent that means everything asserted by the theory is wrong.
  22. A good metaphysical theory should be characterized by explanatory power.
  23. Which of the following is true of metaphysical theories?
  24. Which of the following is not true concerning expert authority?
  25. One rule of thumb in doing metaphysics is the recognition that there are some beliefs that should never be challenged or questioned.
  26. The scientific case for determinism holds that:
  27. One major argument for libertarianism is:
  28. If determinism is correct, then it is necessarily true that God does not exist.
  29. Determinism claims that ultimately our choices don’t make any difference.
  30. Concerning Max (who stole the hubcaps), Hasker claims that Max is morally responsible for stealing the hubcaps, but did not have freedom of choice in stealing the hubcaps.
  31. On the question of life after death, John Hick proposes a theory that involves total annihilation of the entire person, including the soul, at death.
  32. Which statement is false based on Hasker’s discussion?
  33. Which of the following statements is true about philosophical Materialism?
  34. Which of the following is a weakness/problem with Materialism?
  35. The Mind‐Body theory that has been the most in uential in Western philosophy is:
  36. The kind of “relationship” that is the real problem behind the mind/body problem can be best characterized as:
  37. Which of the following a rms the existence of essences?
  38. Which of the following is not an element of causality?
  39. Which view attempts to solve the mind/body problem by appealing to God’s involvement:
  40. Properties are similar to adjectives, whereas substances are similar to nouns.
  41. Which of the following is not a source of authority mentioned in Hasker?
  42. A good metaphysical theory should be characterized by explanatory power.
  43. In the field of Metaphysics, wholism is the view that complex entities are identical to their component parts.
  44. Which of the following is not a requirement for a good metaphysical theory?
  45. According to Hasker it is possible to establish some metaphysical beliefs to a point where they are beyond the possibility of challenge.
  46. For Hasker, the experience of choice is, in itself, enough proof of the existence of free will.
  47. The view that our choices are governed by whatever is our strongest motive in a given situation is called:
  48. For compatibilism a choice is considered free if the:
  49. According to Hasker, the most common response the determinist offers to the idea that rational thinking needs free choice is:
  50. Concerning Max (who stole the hubcaps), Hasker claims that Max is morally responsible for stealing the hubcaps, but did not have freedom of choice in stealing the hubcaps.
  51. Which of the following is a weakness/problem with Materialism?
  52. Which of the following is not true of emergentism?
  53. Which of the following statements is true about Behaviorism?
  54. Which of the following statements are true about Idealism?
  55. According to Hasker, emergentism implies that at least some non‐human animals have souls.
  56. According to Dr. Baggett, the reason secularists are drawn to compatibilism is that it is consistent with naturalism.
  57. Which of the following is not an element of causality?
  58. Which of the following is an essential property of a person according to the PointeCast.
  59. Which of these is a characteristic of substances?
  60. Which view that attempts to solve the mind/body problem by reducing the mind and body to one thing:
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