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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Hegel's philosophy, in what way does the Spirit serve a two-fold function?
(a) It understands at the same time that it is beyond understanding, even to itself.
(b) It observes itself as object at the same time that it is subject.
(c) It is acts at the same time that it reposes.
(d) It contains both the universal and eternal and the particular and contingent.
2. What does Hegel say self-consciousness can express as Absolute Spirit?
(a) The inner divinity of man.
(b) The divine nature of fate.
(c) The inevitable nature of self-consciousness.
(d) The perfection of man's will.
3. Whose work did Hegel write in the shadow of?
4. In Hegel's philosophy, where is duty found?
(a) In relation to family members and organizations.
(b) In relation to Mind.
(c) In relation to Spirit.
(d) In good faith ethics.
5. How does Hegel describe the community he found himself living in?
(a) Historical consciousness.
(b) Eighteenth-century Germany.
(c) The ethical world.
6. According to Hegel, how can absolute freedom be expressed?
(a) It cannot be expressed.
(b) Through self-fulling choices.
(c) Through negativity.
(d) Through an activity that proceeds from the self.
7. According to Hegel, what is the avenue through which reality and that which exists in consciousness can come into existence?
8. What does Hegel call a kind of diffusing selfless Self?
(a) The natural world as a whole.
(b) The world of plants and animals.
(c) The absolute aspect of man.
(d) The world of inanimate things.
9. How does Hegel describe the moral consciousness?
(a) Hegel describes the moral consciousness as the face of the spirit.
(b) Hegel describes the moral consciousness as a catch-all of intentions.
(c) Hegel describes the moral consciousness as the seed for the spirit.
(d) Hegel describes the moral consciousness as an amalgam of inconsistencies.
10. Why does Hegel say that "property" is superior to "no property"?
(a) Because no property is an absence that depends on the concept of property.
(b) Because property makes people think short term.
(c) Because property makes people think long term.
(d) Because property can function independently of 'no property' but 'no property' cannot function independently.
11. What is the center of moral life according to Hegel?
12. What happens when Spirit turns back on itself according to Hegel?
(a) It unifies spirit and mind.
(b) It raises consciousness to a higher level.
(c) It makes further progress.
(d) It reconciles history and the present.
13. According the Hegel's philosophy, what is the one state where complete annihilation of difference occurs?
14. How does Hegel describe the fulfillment of duty?
(a) Hegel says that the fulfillment of duty is the origin of individuality
(b) Hegel says that the fulfillment of duty is morality enacted.
(c) Hegel says that the fulfillment of duty is Spirit manifested.
(d) Hegel says that the fulfillment of duty is the consequence of spiritual life.
15. In Hegel's opinion, what is superstition based on?
(a) Spiritual intuition.
(b) Transcendent experience.
(c) Universal Mind.
(d) Inadequate knowledge.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Hegel look at ethics in the "Moral View of the World" chapter?
2. What term does Hegel use to describe the interrelation of Spirit with events?
3. What do contradictory elements lead to according to Hegel?
4. What was Hegel's dread of death influenced by?
5. Under what condition does Spirit mean Mind in Hegel's philosophy?
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