On Beauty and Being Just Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through On Beauty and Being Fair.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Wittgenstein say Leonardo Da Vinci created pure beauty?
(a) He never sought for acclaim.
(b) He created what he wanted.
(c) He copied others.
(d) He donated his profits.

2. What was Proust's occupation?
(a) Writer.
(b) Philosopher.
(c) Teacher.
(d) Preacher.

3. What implications are investigated in the section on being fair?
(a) Moral implications.
(b) Legal implication.
(c) None of these.
(d) Religious implications.

4. Scarry says there is no end to ______________for beauty.
(a) All of these.
(b) The place.
(c) The need.
(d) The desire.

5. What is uneven in the world?
(a) All of these.
(b) Wealth.
(c) Education.
(d) Aesthetics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Scarry say was removed from beauty with its demotion?

2. Which of these is one of the mental actions Scarry says beauty inspires?

3. What classic philosopher did Scarry quote to illustrate the link between beauty and justice?

4. What realm does beauty live in now according to Scarry?

5. What replaces the paint brush for part of The Morning Session?

(see the answer key)

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