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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Following from Kant's view, what measures whether or not an action is good?
(a) Passion behind the decision.
(b) Difficulty.
(c) Law-abiding.
(d) Religion.

3. How did Kant relate his philosophical beliefs with his political beliefs?
(a) His politics had influenced his philosophy.
(b) His politics and philosophy were so interwoven it was impossible to tell which was which.
(c) They were far removed from each other.
(d) Philosophy had influenced his politics.

4. What was Kant's key to law?
(a) Consent of the people.
(b) Ensuring the safety of the people.
(c) Agreement of his contemporaries.
(d) Advocacy of all submitting to the law.

5. What is the second quality of Fichte's idealism?
(a) Objective.
(b) Synthetic.
(c) Subjective.
(d) Analytic.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Kant, how many people perceive the same aesthetic object the same way?

2. From which critique did Kant's fundamental political right come from?

3. According to Hegel, how did his subject of study build?

4. Kant's "Critique of Judgment" is considered to be which of the following?

5. What did Hegel want to determine builds?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Kant's categorical imperative.

2. How is beauty subjective?

3. Was Kant's "Critique of Judgment" a failure or success?

4. According to Kant, what should the government's role be?

5. How is beauty objective?

6. Describe Kant's third formulation of the categorical imperative at the root of morality.

7. Describe the quality of the arguments in Kant's "Critique of Judgment."

8. Describe Schopenhauer's interpretation of Kant's philosophies.

9. According to Kant, how is a person distinguished from the rest of existence?

10. Describe the fundamental political right, according to Kant.

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