What Do You Know About Scholasticism?

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What Do You Know About Scholasticism?

Scholasticism is a way of specific and critical thought which dominated a lot of things medieval (universities) in Europe from about 1100 to 1700. Take a quiz and learn about critical thinking.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What originated as an outgrowth of and a departure from Christianity?
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Theology

    • D. 

      Monastic school

  • 2. 
    Where are the first institutions in the West to be considered university built in?
    • A. 

      England and France

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Scholasticism is not so much a philosophy or a theology as a method of?
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Though

    • C. 

      Learning

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The scholastic thought is also known for rigorous?
    • A. 

      Christian

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Conceptual analysis

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Scholasticism often takes the form of explicit?
    • A. 

      Disputation

    • B. 

      Thought

    • C. 

      Leaning process

    • D. 

      Exposure

  • 6. 
    What does scholasticism placed a strong emphasis on?
    • A. 

      Dialectical reasoning

    • B. 

      Inference

    • C. 

      Contradictions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    As a program, scholasticism began as an attempt at harmonization on the part of medieval?
    • A. 

      Romans

    • B. 

      Parisians

    • C. 

      Christian thinkers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Who are the main figures of scholasticism movement?
    • A. 

      Anselm and Albertus Magnus

    • B. 

      Peter Abelard and Duns Scotus

    • C. 

      Alexander and Thomas Aquinas

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What were the terms scholastic and scholasticism derived from?
    • A. 

      Scholatiscud

    • B. 

      Scholasticu

    • C. 

      Schoslastica

    • D. 

      Scholasticus

  • 10. 
    Who are the forerunners and later companion of Christian scholasticism?
    • A. 

      Iln al-Kalam

    • B. 

      Jewish philosophy

    • C. 

      Jewish Kalam

    • D. 

      All of the above