Wolff Final Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 54

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  • 1. 
    What two apologies does Wolff offer for making what he claims are obvious and unoriginal claims?
  • 2. 
    On what concept do political philosophical discussions of violence and nonviolence depend, according to Wolff?
  • 3. 
    What is political power, according to Wolff?
  • 4. 
    What is authority, according to Wolff?
  • 5. 
    What is the difference between de facto and de jure authority?
  • 6. 
    What is force, according to Wolff?
  • 7. 
    By what three means is power exercised?
  • 8. 
    What restriction on the use of the word “violence” is common but wrong-headed, according to Wolff?
  • 9. 
    Why is the classic defence of democratic legitimacy invalid?
  • 10. 
    What is the only rule that should bind us in our defiance of the state and our attacks on its representatives?
  • 11. 
    Why does Wolff think the doctrine of nonviolence is morally questionable?
  • 12. 
    What is conscience?
  • 13. 
  • 14. 
    On what two genuine distinctions does the spurious distinction between violence and nonviolence rest?
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