Philosophy Questions Please Answer?

Question 1: In David Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, the character Cleanthes makes a claim that the regularity of nature is magnificent enough to indicate that God must exist. Cleanthes is advocating

A. The argument from moral necessity

B. The cosmological argument from a first cause

C. The argument from design

D. The ontological argument

Question 2: For Soren Kierkegaard, each person has the possibility of reaching three distinct moral stages. These are

A. A pre-aesthetic stage of being childish and wanting to have everything

B. An aesthetic stage of controlled enjoyment of good things like Epicurus would suggest

C. An ethico-religious stage where duties are attended to because they are, as Kant would suggest, the right things to do

D. A pre-aesthetic stage of being childish and wanting to have everything

E. An aesthetic stage of controlled enjoyment of good things like Epicurus would suggest

F. A committed stage in which one looks at reason as generally OK but not sufficient to govern the more important subjective relations

G. An aesthetic stage of controlled enjoyment of good things like Epicurus would suggest

H. An ethico-religious stage where duties are attended to because they are, as Kant would suggest, the right things to do

I. A committed stage in which one looks at reason as generally OK but not sufficient to govern the more important subjective relations

J. An aesthetic stage of controlled enjoyment of good things like Epicurus would suggest

K. A post-aesthetic utilitarian stage in which thought is given to the social consequences of one’s own actions

L. An ethico-religious stage where duties are attended to because they are, as Kant would suggest, the right things to do

Question 3: Basil Mitchell’s parable of the wartime resistance leader helped him establish the idea that

A. Faith is about consistent belief while evidence alternates between support and denial of the thing believed.

B. Our friends are unable to understand our decisions when they didn’t get the information the same way we did.

C. Truly convincing theological assertions are not possible.

D. We should always trust the first thing we are told about some subject.

Question 4: R. M. Hare introduced the parable of the murderous dons to help illustrate that

A. Persistent denial in the face of contrary evidence is as irrational as persistent belief in the face of contrary evidence.

B. Most people will find that they are a little weird in some fashion or other.

C. Social adjustment is impossible for some people.

D. Some students believe that their professors are out to get them.

Question 5: In the parable of the invisible gardener, Anthony Flew is making the case that

A. A clearing in the woods is evidence of previous events that led the area to be cleared.

B. An omnipotent being would have the power to make all gardens continue to produce crops in spite of droughts.

C. The presence of flowers and fruit is sufficient reason to believe in a God.

D. Without some agreed idea of what would make an assertion false, claims that it is true are meaningless.

Question 6: While William James supports science as a great way to get to the truth of matters, he is cautious that when it comes to religious matters science has the potential to:

A. Suppress alternative theories that may make more sense that their scientific competitors

B. Lead many religious believers to overturn their faith

C. Prevent religious truths from being acknowledged if they are found

D. Compete with religion for donated funding

Question 7: In David Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, the character Philo argues that throughout history, where religions have been very powerful and inspirational, the character of people involved with them has become worse. This leads him to reject

A. The ontological argument

B. The cosmological argument from a first cause

C. The argument from moral necessity

D. The argument from design

Question 8: While Soren Kierkegaard does not deny the value of objective knowledge for day to day life, it

A. Relies on sensory information and is subject to the problem of illusion

B. Does not sufficiently explain knowledge of another gained in a subjective relationship

C. Cannot be discriminated from what is experienced while dreaming and, thus, may all be a dream

D. Is too dull to add excitement or heroism to one’s life

Question 9: In David Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, when the character Cleanthes suggests that religions give people comfort when things are going poorly for them, the character Philo raises the objection that

A. The cost consists of accepting falsehood as true, which is costly to personal integrity

B. The type of comfort given is like an opiate that will require more return to religion for lesser comfort over the long run

C. The notion of eternal damnation for the majority of mankind is not very comforting

D. The same kind of comfort is gained by being around other people gathered together for an athletic eve

Update:

There is questions and first of all, I already did them but scored badly and wanted to see what other will give to compare to my answers that I chosen.

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  • paul s
    Lv 6
    6 years ago
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    How long did it take you to write all this down?

    I don't see a question.

    You need to do your homework by yourself.

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    This is not a place to get your homework done by others. do it yourself.

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