Consequences Of Ideas : Quiz 4 Of 16 - Chapter 3 "Aristotle"

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Consequences Of Ideas : Quiz 4 Of 16 - Chapter 3 "Aristotle"

The quiz is over chapter 3 of R. C. Sproul's book The Consequences of Ideas.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the already famous philosopher under who's tutelage Aristotle excelled?
  • 2. 
    Find the following sentence in the chapter and copy the missing word. "He [Aristotle] saw logic as the ___________ or instrument of all science.
  • 3. 
    Is the statement "arguments are not true or false," true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Is the statement "statements are not true or or false," true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the statement "Mr. Wheeler is a mean teacher" (a dark and evil fascist lie of course) what is the "substance" or tenth element in the statement?
    • A. 

      Meanness

    • B. 

      Teacher

    • C. 

      Mr. Wheeler

    • D. 

      A

  • 6. 
    When the church co-opted Aristotle's theory of Substance and Accidens to explain transubstantiation, it ignored what pivotal part of his theory.
    • A. 

      Aristotle did not believe in Christ so his ideas were not use to the church.

    • B. 

      Aristotle's ideas only applied to the spirit world and the world of the form and essence.

    • C. 

      Aristotle allowed for the distinction between the accidents and the substance but not for their separation.

    • D. 

      God's purposes transcend human logic and reason, and God has often ask people to illogical things.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true about Aristotle's concept of God? (You may check more than one.)
    • A. 

      He is like a do-nothing king who reigns but does not rule.

    • B. 

      He is Identical to the God described by Thomas Aquinas.

    • C. 

      He is seen more as impersonal force than personal deity.

    • D. 

      He energizes, sets in motion, or moves the universe more by the power of attraction than by any physical act.

    • E. 

      Aristotle's god is being with actuality but with absolute potentiality,

    • F. 

      Aristotle's god is referred to as "The Unmoved Mover."

  • 8. 
    According to Aristotle can potentiality exist without actuality?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    Which of the following does the entelchy sound most like? (Allow for the fact that the entelchy is a non-physical quality and the following are all very physical.)
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Brain cells

    • D. 

      Enzymes

    • E. 

      Antibodies

  • 10. 
    Which of the following ideas is not a stated idea from the chapter on Aristotle. (You may check more than one entry.)
    • A. 

      Aristotle developed the Science of logical inquiry

    • B. 

      Aristotle developed the science of taxonomy

    • C. 

      Aristotle developed a theory that replace Plato's dualism ans an approach to change and permanence.

    • D. 

      Aristotle developed a theory of the four causes.

    • E. 

      Aristotle developed the idea of unmoved mover.

    • F. 

      Aristotle's ideas, and Hellenism in general, spread though the influence of his greatest pupil.

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