What Do You Know About Rationalism?

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What Do You Know About Rationalism?

Rationalism is the pinciple or practice of opinions and action instead of religious belief of emotional response. Take a quiz and learn more about being or rational thinking.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In philosophy, rationalism is the view appealing to reason as a source of?
    • A. 

      Rational choice

    • B. 

      Utilitarianism

    • C. 

      Secularism and Irreligion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Rationalism is a philosophical movement which gathered momentum during the
    • A. 

      15th century

    • B. 

      16th century

    • C. 

      16th century

    • D. 

      17th century

  • 3. 
    It is usually associated with the introduction of the mathematical method into
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Philosophy

    • D. 

      Theology

  • 4. 
    It is highly popular in the period of the major rationalist figures such as?
    • A. 

      Descartes

    • B. 

      Leibniz

    • C. 

      Spinoza

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Rationalism is the philosophy that knowledge comes from
    • A. 

      Intuition

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Research

    • D. 

      Practical

  • 6. 
    In an old controvert, rationalism was opposed to?
    • A. 

      Radicalism

    • B. 

      Empiricism

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Criticism

  • 7. 
    The formal definition of rationalism is defined as the criterion of truth is that its?
    • A. 

      Intellectual and Deductive

    • B. 

      Intuitive

    • C. 

      Inductive

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Rationalists asserted that certain rational principles exist in
    • A. 

      Logic

    • B. 

      Mathematics

    • C. 

      Ethics and Metaphysics

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Given the pre-modern understanding of reasoning, rationalism is identical to?
    • A. 

      Empiricism

    • B. 

      Theologies

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Philosophy

  • 10. 
    In politics, rationalism emphasized a politics of reason to be centered on?
    • A. 

      Rational choice

    • B. 

      Utilitarianism

    • C. 

      Secularism and Irreligion

    • D. 

      All of the above

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