Philosophy Vocabulary Test! Trivia Quiz

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Philosophy Vocabulary Test! Trivia Quiz - Quiz

Do you know anything about philosophy? Do you believe you could pass this quiz? Philosophy is the study of the fundamental ideas behind knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when it is considered as an academic discipline. Philosophy is a way of pondering certain subjects, such as ethics, critical thinking, presence, and time. Taking this quiz will assist you find out if you are a philosophy expert.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A property that an object possesses only because of its relationship with something else.
  • 2. 
    A statement asserting that two things have something in common.
  • 3. 
    The act of reducing a concept to its simplest and most basic elements in order to under stand it better.
  • 4. 
    A line of reasoning containing premises that support a conclusion.
  • 5. 
    A principle or proposition that is unargued.
  • 6. 
    The freedom to act independently of any external rule or authority.
  • 7. 
    Any statement or proposition which takes the form "if.. then..."
  • 8. 
    A basic concept in the philosophy of mind, it is the awareness of all one's internal mental states and external experiences.
  • 9. 
    An example used to refute a general claim or principle, for example, a pine tree is s _____ of the claim that all trees shed their leaves in the fall.
  • 10. 
    A kind of reasoning where a set of premises is set forth from which a conclusion is necessarily drawn.
  • 11. 
    The capacity of humans to make choices free of coercion or compulsion and to choose the important actions of their lives.
  • 12. 
    The process of reasoning that infers a general statement from a class of specific instances.
  • 13. 
    The process of drawing conclusions from a set of existing faces.
  • 14. 
    Worth that a thing has because it contributes to further good, not because it has an intrinsic value of its own.
  • 15. 
    The direct awareness of fundemental truths with out aid of sensation or reasoning
  • 16. 
    Reasons for doing, supporting, or believing something; what backs up a belief; the evidence for a position.
  • 17. 
    A condition that must be satisfied before a result can occur.
  • 18. 
    A condition that when met ensures that a result will occur.
  • 19. 
    A preposition or statement, a number of which make up an argument, from which a conclusion is finally drawn.
  • 20. 
    A valid deductive argument whose conclusion follows logically from its premises and whose premises are all true.
  • 21. 
    The classical style of a deductive argument that contains two premises and a conclusion.
  • 22. 
    A statement that refers to all the members of the same group and describes that which all the members have in common.
  • 23. 
    Branch of philosophy that studies concepts of art and beauty.
  • 24. 
    The branch of Phil. that studies the nature of knowledge.
  • 25. 
    The branch of Phil that investigates the nature of right and wrong.
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