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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Hegel look for God in art?
2. According the Hegel's philosophy, what is the one state where complete annihilation of difference occurs?
3. How does morality operate according to Hegel?
4. What does Hegel say is the Divine?
5. How does Hegel describe the moral consciousness?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the difference between "property" and "no property" in Hegel's view?
2. What is the two-fold function of Spirit, in Hegel's philosophy?
3. Define the German word Geist.
4. What, in Hegel's view, is the purpose of life?
5. How does Hegel define moments?
6. How does Hegel describe the Absolute Spirit?
7. According to Hegel, how is duty related to action?
8. How does Hegel define self-estrangement?
9. What is the effect of Insight on self-consciousness, in Hegel's philosophy?
10. According to Hegel's philosophy, what is the progression the self follows?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the role of conflict in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit? Is there an alternative by which the individual can develop without experiencing conflict? Hegel describes the experience of the world as a sad and unhappy experience for most people. Under what conditions and within what limitations is happiness possible? Is happiness reconcilable with conflict?
Essay Topic 2
What are the laws that govern the self in its relation with itself and in its relation with external reality? Discuss the laws that apply to the self in its development. Is development itself one of the world's laws according to Hegel's philosophy?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and analyze Hegel's ideas concerning the characteristic tensions and conflicts as the individual is transformed from organic nature to Absolute Knowledge, and discuss the process by which the Spirit develops.
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