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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Hegel, what is the element of self-consciousness closest to the Absolute?
2. According to Hegel, what is the avenue through which reality and that which exists in consciousness can come into existence?
3. Whose work did Hegel write in the shadow of?
4. What does Hegel relate conscious activity to?
5. At the level of freedom and terror, what does self-consciousness have according to Hegel?
(a) Partial identification with the universal mind.
(b) Existential dread.
(d) Unity with the divine mind.
6. What in Hegel's view does individuality gain when it finds itself after being lost to the public order?
(c) Eternal life.
(d) Historical conciousness.
7. In Hegel's opinion, what does the universal law of heart lead to?
8. According to Hegel's philosophy, what will lead people to the goal of Absolute self-conscious Spirit?
(a) Self-awareness in nations.
(b) Art and ritual.
(c) Orthodox religion.
(d) A combination of history and science.
9. In Hegel's view, what does the spark of the Absolute represent?
(a) The emergence of the light of consciousness.
(b) The medium in which light is carried.
(c) The essence of light and darkness unified.
(d) The eternal nature of virtue.
10. What is Hegel's feeling about communism?
(a) He foresees problems with greed and workers' motivations.
(b) He likes the prospect of everyone being provided for.
(c) He dreads the inevitable bureaucratization.
(d) He warns against the prospect of militant radicals running the economy.
11. What does Hegel say is the Divine?
(a) The spirit.
(b) The world.
(c) The human.
(d) The self-consciousness.
12. What does Spirit represent for the Mind according to Hegel?
(a) Unity with the Universal Mind.
(b) Unity with truth.
(c) Class consciousness.
(d) Historical consciousness.
13. What is the father of science in Hegel's opinion?
14. What is Hegel searching for in his discussion of morality?
(a) A level of self-consciousness that provides the basis for morality.
(b) An innately moral level of self-consciousness.
(c) An eternal morality.
(d) A morality that will emerge from 'moments'.
15. What do contradictory elements lead to according to Hegel?
(a) Dutiful actions.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hegel describe as the theatre for ethical choices?
2. What dictum does Hegel endorse?
3. How does Hegel describe the fulfillment of duty?
4. In Hegel's philosophy, what is the relation between property and no property?
5. What is freedom at the level of absolute freedom and terror caused by according to Hegel?
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