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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Kant, how many people perceive the same aesthetic object the same way?
(a) One pair.
(b) Nobody.
(c) One person and God.
(d) Hundreds.

2. In an aesthetic situation that is not ideal, how does one judge?
(a) Through a process of thought.
(b) Logically.
(c) Deliberately.
(d) Immediately.

3. What distinguishes a person from the rest of existence?
(a) Self-consciousness.
(b) Rational will.
(c) Psychology.
(d) Contradictions.

4. Which of the following did Kant approach in a curious way?
(a) Logic.
(b) Ethics.
(c) Emotions.
(d) Laws.

5. What elements are essential for aesthetic judgment?
(a) Subjectivity and objectivity.
(b) Objectivity and substance.
(c) Substance and property.
(d) Substance and property.

6. What describes the third formulation of Kant's categorical imperative?
(a) One should treat others with respect.
(b) One should act as if his actions were legislating a law.
(c) One should treat others as they wish to be treated.
(d) One should obey the law.

7. How do Schopenhauer and Fichte compare?
(a) Both wanted to justify their own idealism.
(b) Both distinguished between phenomena and noumena.
(c) Both interpreted Kant the same way.
(d) Both improved upon Kant's philosophy.

8. Which critique does the reading mention that Hegel read?
(a) Politics.
(b) Practical reason.
(c) Judgment.
(d) Pure reason.

9. What are hypothetical imperatives?
(a) Statements that revolve around properties rather than substances.
(b) Statements that place a condition or quality imperative.
(c) Statements that are unqualified.
(d) Statements that are paradoxes.

10. What did Kant refer to in order to solve the problem buried below ethical theory?
(a) Hypothetical imperative.
(b) Transcendental philosophy.
(c) Categorical imperative.
(d) Universal law of causality.

11. What did Kant consider to be the basis for moral dignity?
(a) Unreasonable autonomy.
(b) Synthetic autonomy.
(c) Rational autonomy.
(d) Logical autonomy.

12. Before Kant could ground an ethical theory, what did he first have to resolve?
(a) Neutrality.
(b) Categorical imperatives.
(c) Paradox freedom.
(d) Hypothetical imperatives.

13. Which of the following describes the consequences of Kant's political belief?
(a) Classical liberalism.
(b) Classical conservatism.
(c) Modern conservatism.
(d) Modern liberalism.

14. What did Kant permit the government to engage in?
(a) Money laundering.
(b) Over-taxing.
(c) Capital punishment.
(d) Coercion.

15. Which of the following describes a categorical imperative?
(a) Morally ambiguous.
(b) A "would" statement.
(c) Completely unqualified.
(d) Substance rather than property.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened to Hegel's "attempts" each time his alleged building process occurred?

2. How did Kant feel about monarchy?

3. In the ideal aesthetic case, what is one moved by?

4. Who identified the insatiable goal of almost all philosophers?

5. What is the insatiable goal of almost all philosophers?

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