Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which culture does Hegel credit with inspiring his insights?
2. What does Hegel say is the Divine?
3. What was Hegel's dread of death influenced by?
4. What does Hegel say is the highest moral function of an individual?
5. What does Hegel say self-consciousness can express as Absolute Spirit?
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
Hegel's philosophy is predicated on the concept of the Spirit's progress from raw material to manifest spirit. Does "Phenomenology of Spirit" contain other views of human existence in which things are eternal and do not progress but remain the same forever? Does Hegel repress the concept of a culture that does not change over time but preserves the same arts and cultural practices from one generation to the next?
Essay Topic 3
What is the purpose of life in Hegel's philosophy? How does that term apply differently to different entities? What are the different stages of purpose?
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