The Self In Various Perspectives: Philosophy

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The Self In Various Perspectives: Philosophy

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  • 1. 
    Say that you bumped your pinky toe on the corner of a table, which is the impression of this unpleasant experience?
    • A. 

      The reminiscence of bumping your pinky toe on the table

    • B. 

      The thought of bumping your pinky toe on the table

    • C. 

      The pain of bumping your pinky toe on the table

    • D. 

      The memory of bumping your pinky toe on the table

  • 2. 
    Tabula rasa is Latin for this term.
  • 3. 
    Socrates proposed that once the body dies, the soul survives beyond death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    According to this philosopher, the self is a thinking thing, separate from the body.
    • A. 

      Descartes

    • B. 

      Hume

    • C. 

      Kant

    • D. 

      Plato

  • 5. 
    This principle suggests that the self manages experience by making it unified.
  • 6. 
    In the dualistic view of reality, this is the realm of the actual world in which we live in.
    • A. 

      Ideal

    • B. 

      Physical

  • 7. 
    The substance, for Locke, is the physical body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hume is the founder of modern philosophy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    From the Crash Course video: This preserves our identity through time.
  • 10. 
    This philosopher believed that personal identity is made possible by self-consciousness.
  • 11. 
    This is the view that sense experience is the primary source of all knowledge, and only careful attention to these experience can enable us to understand the world.
    • A. 

      Rationalism

    • B. 

      Relativism

    • C. 

      Philosophy

    • D. 

      Empiricism

  • 12. 
    In the three parts of the soul, this is dependent on the mind and heart.
    • A. 

      Spirit or Passion

    • B. 

      Physical Appetite

    • C. 

      Reason

  • 13. 
    What analogy did Descartes used to exemplify his concept of the self?
  • 14. 
    For Hume, death is final.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    From the Crash Course video: According to this theory, personal identity persists over time because you retain memories of yourself at different points, and each of those memories is connected to one before it.
    • A. 

      Body Theory

    • B. 

      Memory Theory

    • C. 

      Soul Theory

    • D. 

      Physicality Theory

  • 16. 
    In the dualistic view of reality, this is the realm that is unchanging, eternal, and perfect.
    • A. 

      Ideal

    • B. 

      Physical

  • 17. 
    According to this philosopher, the self is a unifying subject, an organizing consciousness that makes intelligible experience possible.
  • 18. 
    This is the view that reason is the primary source of all knowledge.
    • A. 

      Rationalism

    • B. 

      Relativism

    • C. 

      Philosophy

    • D. 

      Empiricism

  • 19. 
    A charioteer who cannot control the two independent winged horses is doomed for personal, intellectual, and spiritual failure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In a rather gruesome example, for Locke, having one’s limb accidentally cut will make his identity flawed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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