Lesson 5 Philosophy

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  • 1. 
    Atomistic view:
    • A. 

      As used in the context, the view that the self is a subsistent thing upon which culture can have some influence.

    • B. 

      As used in this episode, the totality of socially transmitted behavior patterns

    • C. 

      A series of six short articles/meditations that Descartes wrote in the late 1630's to summarize some of this views in epistemology and metaphyscs.

  • 2. 
    Culture:
    • A. 

      Those features or properties that define as individual as that particular individual.

    • B. 

      As used in this episode, the totality of socially transmitted behavior patterns

    • C. 

      A series of six short articles/meditations that Descartes wrote in the late 1630's to summarize some of this views in epistemology and metaphyscs.

  • 3. 
    Descartes' Meditations:
    • A. 

      A series of six short articles/meditations that Descartes wrote in the late 1630's to summarize some of this views in epistemology and metaphysics.

    • B. 

      As used in this episode, the totality of socially transmitted behavior patterns

    • C. 

      As used in the context, the view that the self is a subsistent thing upon which culture can have some influence.

  • 4. 
    Age of Enlightenment:
    • A. 

      As used in the context, the view that the self is a subsistent thing upon which culture can have some influence.

    • B. 

      An eighteenth century European intellectual movement in which reason was optimistically assumed capable of answering all intellectual and social questions.

    • C. 

      As used in the context, the view that the self is a subsistent thing upon which culture can have some influence.

  • 5. 
    Identity:
    • A. 

      As used in the context, the view that the self is a subsistent thing upon which culture can have some influence.

    • B. 

      Those features or properties that define as individual as that particular individual.

    • C. 

      A culture of nomadic people living in areas of northern Scandinavia, Finland, and northwestern Russia

  • 6. 
    Multiculturalism:
    • A. 

      Beliefs accepted as true, but which are contrary or contradictory

    • B. 

      The inclusion of many cultures; tolerance of cultural diversity

    • C. 

      The totality of forces, excluding physical or biological forces, which act in shaping a person at any particular moment that person's history.

  • 7. 
    Sami:
    • A. 

      A culture of nomadic people living in areas of northern Scandinavia, Finland, and northwestern Russia

    • B. 

      Beliefs accepted as true, but which are contrary or contradictory

    • C. 

      The totality of forces, excluding physical or biological forces, which act in shaping a person at any particular moment that person's history.

  • 8. 
    Paradox:
    • A. 

      A culture of nomadic people living in areas of northern Scandinavia, Finland, and northwestern Russia

    • B. 

      As used in this context, the view that the self is the end product of a variety of social-historical forces

    • C. 

      Beliefs accepted as true, but which are contrary or contradictory

  • 9. 
    Romantic Era:
    • A. 

      Beliefs accepted as true, but which are contrary or contradictory

    • B. 

      In European history, beginning around the turn of the nineteenth century.

    • C. 

      The inclusion of many cultures; tolerance of cultural diversity

  • 10. 
    Self:
    • A. 

      As used in this episode, that part of a person that persists or remains the same through change.

    • B. 

      The inclusion of many cultures; tolerance of cultural diversity

    • C. 

      Beliefs accepted as true, but which are contrary or contradictory

  • 11. 
    Social-historical forces/context:
    • A. 

      Beliefs accepted as true, but which are contrary or contradictory

    • B. 

      As used in this context, the view that the self is the end product of a variety of social-historical forces

    • C. 

      The totality of forces, excluding physical or biological forces, which act in shaping a person at any particular moment that person's history.

  • 12. 
    Social view:
    • A. 

      As used in this context, the view that the self is the end product of a variety of social-historical forces

    • B. 

      Applies in every context. To be true in all possible worlds.

    • C. 

      As used in this context, the view that the self is the end product of a variety of social-historical forces

  • 13. 
    Tolerance:
    • A. 

      As used in this context, the view that the self is the end product of a variety of social-historical forces

    • B. 

      To allow

    • C. 

      Applies in every context. To be true in all possible worlds.

  • 14. 
    Universal:
    • A. 

      Formed solely by genetic factors

    • B. 

      Applies in every context. To be true in all possible worlds.

    • C. 

      As used in this context, the view that the self is the end product of a variety of social-historical forces

  • 15. 
    According to the atomistic view of the self, the self is:
    • A. 

      As used in this context, the view that the self is the end product of a variety of social-historical forces

    • B. 

      Formed solely by genetic factors

    • C. 

      Essentially independent of historical-social forces

  • 16. 
    According to the social view of the self, the self is:
    • A. 

      Essentially independent of historical-social forces

    • B. 

      Essentially a reflection of its historical-social forces

    • C. 

      Formed solely by genetic factors

  • 17. 
    Which seems most clearly exemplified by the that follow:A.) atomistic viewB.) the social view
    • A. 

      To be actually come from the people we do come from, and not flattened out and become something else(B)

    • B. 

      Every human being is an individual in a very absolute sense. All my knowledge is founded on things that I myself experience. (A)

    • C. 

      You have a closeness all the time in Sami families that you don't have in Swedish families. (B)

    • D. 

      The essential thing in us-our ability to reason, to decide what we shall believe and think-that is common to all human beings.(A)

  • 18. 
    The ancient Greeks primarily took:
    • A. 

      An atomistic view of the self

    • B. 

      Social views

    • C. 

      Tolerance

  • 19. 
    According to Hegel, the self is best understood in the:
    • A. 

      Atomistic view

    • B. 

      Social views

    • C. 

      Tolerance

  • 20. 
    Ironically, one of the strongest forces undermining a culture's identity may be:
    • A. 

      Tolerance

    • B. 

      Social views

    • C. 

      Atomistic view

  • 21. 
    Descartes' view of the self is a:
    • A. 

      Social view

    • B. 

      Biological view

    • C. 

      Atomistic view

  • 22. 
    Descrates turned to the company of others and to conversation with others to discover the truth about himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    For Kant the real me is a being who can choose or will for himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Descrates wrote"I must acknowledge my belonging before I can understand myself."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    According to Hegel, the self's struggle for freedom is the basis of the rise of masters and slaves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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