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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Kant's subjective argument concern?
(a) Explaining the proof that the self exists.
(b) Explaining the faculties of understanding the self.
(c) Proving that the self is a property.
(d) Proving that the self is a substance.
2. When did Kant publish "Prolegomena to any Future metaphysic which shall lay Claim to being a Science"?
3. Why was Kant's system revolutionary?
(a) It asserted the existence of synthetic a priori truths.
(b) It asserted the existence of analytic a posteriori truths.
(c) It asserted the existence of synthetic a posteriori truths.
(d) It asserted the existence of analytic a priori truths.
4. Which of the following statements about Kant is true?
(a) Kant believed the soul was a noumenon.
(b) Kant did not believe one could view one's own soul as an object.
(c) Kant believed the soul was a phenomenon.
(d) Kant believed that proving the existence of a soul would prove the existence of God.
5. When was "Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals" published?
6. What food was used as an example to imply the unchanged existence of some medium?
7. According to Scruton, Kant was the first philosopher since whom to place a significant emphasis on aesthetics?
8. What is the name of the university Kant attended?
(a) University of New York.
(b) University of Koenigsberg.
(c) Uniersity of Paris.
(d) University of Amsterdam.
9. Who did Kant believe was right about objective knowledge?
(c) Both Leibniz and Hume were half right.
10. Which of the following did Hume deny?
(a) The existence of ethics.
(b) The existence of the self.
(c) The existence of the world.
(d) The existence of logic.
11. Why does noumena serve a negative role in Kant's philosophy?
(a) Kant's system does not acknowledge the existence of noumena.
(b) It is logically impossible to know what a thing is in itself.
(c) Noumena are generally negative objects.
(d) It is logically impossible to know what role noumena play in phenomena.
12. What did Leibniz argue could allow us to know almost everything about the world?
13. Which of the following statements about predicates is not true?
(a) The ontological argument fails.
(b) Existence does not imply a predicate.
(c) Existence is a perfection.
(d) Redness is a predicate of an apple.
14. What do phenomena represent?
(b) Real objects.
(c) Irrational beings.
(d) Rational beings.
15. Which of the following best describes Kant's categories of thought?
(a) Perceptions of existence.
(b) Categories of self-consciousness.
(c) Qualities of perception.
(d) Modes of understanding.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where was David Hume from?
2. What are antinomies the logical fallacies of?
3. What did Kant's objective argument concern?
4. What do all religious arguments collapse into, according to Kant?
5. What is described by something whose existence is not dependent upon anything else?
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