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  • 1. 
    What does the term "philosophy" mean?         
    • A. 

      Love of Wisdom

    • B. 

      Love of Knowledge

    • C. 

      Love of Truth

    • D. 

      Love of Thought

  • 2. 
    Philosophers thought of themselves as wise.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Metaphysics deals with questions about what?   
    • A. 

      The meaning of life

    • B. 

      Nature and connecting with the earth

    • C. 

      The nature of reality

    • D. 

      Self indulgence

  • 4. 
                             is a branch of philosophy that examines questions about how and what we know  
    • A. 

      Epistemology

    • B. 

      Archeology

    • C. 

      Axiology

  • 5. 
    In Epistemology, a teacher's                   of how students learn influences how they will teach.   
  • 6. 
    Proxology is the branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of values.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What study is divided into two parts: ethics and aesthetics?   
    • A. 

      Axiology

    • B. 

      Epistemology

    • C. 

      Abstraction

    • D. 

      Metaphysics

  • 8. 
    Morals are the sets of principles designated by philosophy.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Name steps of Analytical thinking (up to three)   
    • A. 

      Abstraction

    • B. 

      Ramification

    • C. 

      Logic

    • D. 

      Imagination and generalization

    • E. 

      Hope

  • 10. 
                          is the most important component of prophetic thinking.   
  • 11. 
    What philosopher believed technology provided the greatest danger, yet the greatest possibility for mankind?   
    • A. 

      Luther Schwartz

    • B. 

      Arnold Heimman

    • C. 

      Martin Heidegger

    • D. 

      Liam West

  • 12. 
    Aristotle considered technology a natural component of the changing world.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Idealism's roots are found in the writings of Socrates.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What school of philosophy says ideas and concepts are the essence of all that is worth knowing?   
    • A. 

      Rationalism

    • B. 

      Idealism

    • C. 

      Fascism

    • D. 

      Realism

  • 15. 
    Educational philosophy is equally centered around ideas, subjects, and children.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
                    emphasizes the study of ideas.   
  • 17. 
    Idealist teachers emphasize the methods of lecture, discussion and ________.   
  • 18. 
    Plato believed what was the central reality?   
    • A. 

      Ideas

    • B. 

      Truth

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Peace

  • 19. 
    Plato believed knowledge is created, not discovered.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    From which philosopher's writing did the world learn of Socrates?   
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Immanueal Kant

    • D. 

      Jane Roland Martin

  • 21. 
    The Doctrine of Reminiscence speaks directly to the role of the educator .   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Plato believed the only way humankind can know things is through the process of reason  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which feminist scholar is a modern disciple of Plato?   
    • A. 

      Joan of Arc

    • B. 

      Virginia Wolfe

    • C. 

      Jane Roland Martin

    • D. 

      Madame Curry

  • 24. 
    What did the Kor et al. study prove about the Socratic dialogue as a teaching method?   
  • 25. 
    Socrates developed the Realism.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Realists accept the idealistic idea that ideas are the ultimate reality.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Contemporary realists emphasize the importance of what?   
    • A. 

      The Scientific Method

    • B. 

      Logic and Reasoning

    • C. 

      Scientific research and development

    • D. 

      Inner peace and tranquility

  • 28. 
    In a realists' mind, the ultimate goal of education is ___________  
  • 29. 
    What is the difference between a realist and a idealist?   
  • 30. 
    Describe what an independent reality is?   
  • 31. 
    Which philosopher believed in the "Tabula Rasa" or "Blank Tablet" view of the mind?   
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      John Locke

    • D. 

      Alfred North Whitehead

  • 32. 
                        proposed "process" to be the central aspect of Realism?   
  • 33. 
    Like Locke, Alfred Whitehead saw objective reality and subjective mind as one.     
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    _______ came from the thoughts of Charles Pierce, William James and John Dewey.   
  • 35. 
    Pragmatists place emphasis on what importance?   
    • A. 

      Knowing

    • B. 

      Thinking

    • C. 

      Feeling

    • D. 

      Questioning

  • 36. 
    How does the pragmatist differ from realists? How are the similar?   
  • 37. 
    What kind of approach do pragmatist's prefer in education?   
    • A. 

      Interdisciplinary

    • B. 

      Singular

    • C. 

      Pragmatic

    • D. 

      Philosophical

  • 38. 
    Pragmatist's believe the most important thing to know is how to keep what we know from matching the changing world and not to question it.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    What do Pragmatists believe is a high priority to teach students?  
    • A. 

      Democratic learning approaches

    • B. 

      How to work in a learning community

    • C. 

      How to use methods of scientific inquiry

    • D. 

      Why the world is forever changing

  • 40. 
    Pragmatists believe schools should use what kind of teaching and learning approaches?   
  • 41. 
    Who is one of the earliest Pragmatist thinkers?   
    • A. 

      John Pierce

    • B. 

      Marshall Dewey

    • C. 

      Charles Sanders Pierce

    • D. 

      Leviticus

  • 42. 
    John Dewey related pragmatism to what early historical idea?   
    • A. 

      Recreation

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Atheism

    • D. 

      Evolution

  • 43. 
                       reinvented the original work of John Dewey.   
  • 44. 
    How did Rorty's ideas affect the world of teaching?   
  • 45. 
    Existentialists believe they have no control over their own destiny.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    Existentialists teachers believe education ought to be a conformed process not centered around the feelings of students.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    Which philosopher began modern existentialism in WWII, believing there is no difference between being free and human?   
    • A. 

      John Locke

    • B. 

      Friedrich Neitzsche

    • C. 

      Jean-Paul Sartre

    • D. 

      Maxine Greene

  • 48. 
    The point toward the end of youth when people realize their independence is called the _________.   
  • 49. 
    ____________ stressed the importance of individuality.   
  • 50. 
    Maxine Greene believes all students should be uniform and follow strict rules.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    ____ stresses inner peace, tranquility, attitudinal development and mysticism.     
  • 52. 
    Which thinkers believe knowledge should be used to improve social and communal life and people should live according to their ideals?   
    • A. 

      Chinese

    • B. 

      Japanese

    • C. 

      American Indian

    • D. 

      Far Eastern Indian

  • 53. 
    _____ and _____ provide two major contexts for Chinese thought.   
  • 54. 
                       puts significant emphasis on respecting the natural world.   
  • 55. 
    What educational thought places emphasis on the relationship between the teacher and student and transformation?   
    • A. 

      Japanese

    • B. 

      Eastern

    • C. 

      Western

    • D. 

      Native North American

  • 56. 
                           centers on the relationship of humans to all of nature?