Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what subjects was his education clearly weak?
2. How does John Stuart Mill begin this chapter?
3. What was J.S. Mill to the women's movement?
4. Who has been exclusively and specifically an intellectual and emotional companion of J.S. Mill's?
5. Of what does the philosopher argue in favor regarding opposing views?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does John Stuart Mill say about the education system in Great Britain in the 1800s? How can one relate to this today?
2. What does the author mean by liberty?
3. How can one learn by expressing one's opinion?
4. What is said about Aristotle regarding tyranny in this chapter?
5. What does the author say about tyranny?
6. What movements are taking place during Mill's time in Great Britain and Europe?
7. What does Mill say about the beliefs that one opposes?
8. What is the story of Copernicus?
9. What is known about John Stuart Mill's father and brother?
10. How does John Stuart Mill complete this book?
Mill discusses the matter of persecution in general as a reaction of people to others.
Part 1) According to Mill, what is persecution? Is this an adequate definition? Why or why not?
Part 2) How does one begin to persecute another? Why do people persecute others? What causes this desire to persecute? How can it be stopped?
Part 3) When does control in society to keep order turn into persecution? Where can this line be drawn?
Part 4) Does persecution exist in our society today? If so, why? How? If not, why not?
The ability to express one's opinions is powerful.
Part 1) Why is the ability to express one's opinion powerful?
Part 2) How has the author backed this claim with previous discussions and evidence?
Part 3) How is the ability to express one's opinion important to you? How has this freedom affected your life directly?
John Stuart Mill was an outspoken advocate of women's rights.
Part 1) How did he support the rights of women? Why did he believe women deserved the same rights as men?
Part 2) Compare Mill's opinion to the average man's opinion. Why might it be so different?
Part 3) How does his contribution to the women's movement affect women today?
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