Consequences Of Ideas : Quiz 8 Of 16 - Chapter 7 "John Locke"

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  • 1. 
    Baruch Spinoza was a
    • A. 

      A simple pantheist who believed that God is all or everything

    • B. 

      A simple materialist who believed that all that exists is the material universe

    • C. 

      A determinist who believed that all that happens happens by necessity

    • D. 

      A Cartesian who held religiously to to Descartes' particular form of rationalism

    • E. 

      A Christian who saw God alone as the primary cause of all, who works though secondary apparent causes

  • 2. 
    The pseudo scientific concept that nature is like a machine that operates primarily based on the dictates of its internal laws
    • A. 

      Was developed first by Spinoza

    • B. 

      Was developed first by John Locke

    • C. 

      Was already a problem before Locke began his philosophical career

    • D. 

      Implicitly threatened all belief in the existence of God

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not true about Gottfried Leibniz (There is only one answer. read carefully)
    • A. 

      He was credited with developing Calculus

    • B. 

      He developed a theory of elemental atoms that he called "monads"

    • C. 

      He sought to explain why we have a "universe" instead of a "multiverse"

    • D. 

      He divided causes into proximate and immediate causes

    • E. 

      He divided reasons into efficient and sufficient reasons

    • F. 

      He taught that all monads and their interrelatedness were ultimately orchestrated by God.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are most likely associated with John Locke (select 3)
    • A. 

      Father of modern skepticism

    • B. 

      Father of modern empiricism

    • C. 

      Father of modern rationalism

    • D. 

      A priori knowledge

    • E. 

      A posteriori knowledge

    • F. 

      Cogito, ergo sum

    • G. 

      Tabular rasa

  • 5. 
    What did Locke see as the two sources of ideas
    • A. 

      Anticipation

    • B. 

      Sensation

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Intuition

    • E. 

      Reflection

    • F. 

      Pollination

  • 6. 
    Is the following true or false? Locke believed that we cannot know real essence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Is the following true or false? Locke believed that the universals do not have actual being; they are, instead, creations of the mind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Is the following true or false? Locke did not believe in a corespondence theory of truth; he was, at heart, a relativist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Locke develops the idea of primary and secondary qualities to explain which problem?
    • A. 

      The problem of being and non-being

    • B. 

      The problem of unity and diversity

    • C. 

      The relationship between ideas and actions

    • D. 

      The question of essential essence

    • E. 

      The subject-object problem

  • 10. 
    With regard to God, Locke asserts
    • A. 

      That God does not exist

    • B. 

      That God exists, but cannot be known

    • C. 

      That certainty of God's existence can be known through intuition

    • D. 

      That certainty of God's existence can only be known through faith

    • E. 

      That certainty of God's existence can be known through observation

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was not part of Locke's political theory
    • A. 

      The concept of "social contract" which established for the common good

    • B. 

      The course of "enlightened self-interest"

    • C. 

      That Government is a necessary evil

    • D. 

      The seeds of government directed by law as opposed to rule by the will of the people

    • E. 

      That property rights are essential to justice

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not true according to Locke
    • A. 

      The virtue of Civil law is determined by measuring it against lex naturalis

    • B. 

      The law of opinion does not appear in legislation

    • C. 

      Lex aeternitatis is as demonstrable as the laws of mathematics

    • D. 

      Divine law can be known without a knowledge of the Bible

    • E. 

      The law of opinion is basically contemporary community standards

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