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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. A person's responsibility extends into many areas except for which one?
2. Value tends to be linked to what type of feelings?
3. What is the main reason there are so many misunderstandings in philosophy?
4. What group of people tends to be the least communicative?
5. What is the definition of soul atomism?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the virtues of the modern man compare to those of old?
2. Nietzsche breaches an age old question about God and the devil. What is it?
3. What is the main thought on the pursuit of one's desires?
4. How does instinct change depending upon one's heritage and rank?
5. What is the main purpose of the psychologist in understanding the human soul?
6. Who does Nietzsche refer to regarding soul and conscience? What is the opinion on the topic?
7. What is the author's opinion on reality versus self-denial?
8. What is the difference between the average man's search for truth versus the search of the philosopher?
9. Once again, Nietzsche makes reference to a language barrier. What is the author's opinion?
10. What is the author's opinion on morality as it relates to nature?
Essay Topic 1
One may not like the man to whom he is not equal. Why is that? What about another person who is not your equal cause dislike? Is this dislike more intense if the person is above you? Or is the dislike worse if the person is inferior to you? Explain. Write an essay about how this theory may apply in your life.
Essay Topic 2
Women are easily misled by their own beliefs and will not hear otherwise. Is this thought the reason that Nietzsche feels a woman would not make a good philosopher? Research female philosophers from the past century. Choose at least three and compare their philosophies with those belonging to Nietzsche's work.
Essay Topic 3
Nietzsche considers Kant to be one of the most influential philosophers of his time. Write a 750 word biography on Kant, his philosophies, impact on the field, and influence on Nietzsche.
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