Philosophy Final Study Test

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Study Test for Dr. Yoder's Philosophy Final


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these souls did Aristotle think was unique to humans?
    • A. 

      Motive

    • B. 

      Rational

    • C. 

      Emotional

    • D. 

      Vegatative

  • 2. 
    The artist is which cause of the painting?
    • A. 

      Formal Cause

    • B. 

      Efficient Cause

    • C. 

      Final Cause

    • D. 

      Material Cause

  • 3. 
    The paint and the canvas are what cause of the painting?
    • A. 

      Formal Cause

    • B. 

      Efficient Cause

    • C. 

      Final Cause

    • D. 

      Material Cause

  • 4. 
    To depict beauty is what cause of the painting?
    • A. 

      Formal Cause

    • B. 

      Efficient Cause

    • C. 

      Final Cause

    • D. 

      Material Cause

  • 5. 
    Who is the author of Summa Theologiae?
    • A. 

      Anselm

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Dawkins

    • D. 

      Aquinas

  • 6. 
    Who is the author of Natural Theology?
    • A. 

      Aquinas

    • B. 

      Paley

    • C. 

      Darwin

    • D. 

      Behe

  • 7. 
    Who is the author of Metaphysics?
    • A. 

      Aquinas

    • B. 

      Darwin

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Dawkins

  • 8. 
    According to Aquinas, God's essence is what?
    • A. 

      Existence

    • B. 

      Love

    • C. 

      Sovereignty

    • D. 

      Justice

  • 9. 
    Which of these is NOT one of the characteristics of the Unmoved Mover?
    • A. 

      Eternality

    • B. 

      Immutability

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Pure Act

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a Scholastic philosopher?
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Augustine

  • 11. 
    What are the 5 Ways of Aquinas?
  • 12. 
    Which of the 5 Ways of Aquinas did Aquinas think was the BEST? 
  • 13. 
    Which of the 5 Ways of Aquinas did Aquinas think was the WORST?
  • 14. 
    List the Five Characteristics of Scholasticism
  • 15. 
    What are the two slogans of the Scholastic Era?
  • 16. 
    What are the 4 causes (Aristotle)?
  • 17. 
    Name the 4 models of Faith & Reason
  • 18. 
    What is the Trilemma of Evil? 
  • 19. 
    Who holds to the strong conclusion of the Problem of Evil (God does not exist)?
  • 20. 
    Who holds to the weak conclusion of the Problem of Evil (God is indifferent)?
  • 21. 
    What are the 3 avenues for truth according to René Descartes?
  • 22. 
    What are the 3 characteristics of the Enlightenment
  • 23. 
    What are the 3 kinds of Souls according to Aristotle?
  • 24. 
    What are the 3 most obvious truths according to Descartes? 
  • 25. 
    Name the 4 orthodox Theodicies
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