Moscow State Institute of International Relations
(MGIMO-University)

B.A. in Government and International Affairs
School of Government and International Affairs

Alexander Shishkin Department of Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy

Tasks and Questions of Quiz 2
(covering lectures 4 to 6 and tutorials’ topics 2.3 to 3.2)

Compiled by Nikolai Biryukov

2022/23 School Year

1. Mandatory Readings.

The sense of the following passage has been distorted by replacing one of the words (may appear more than once) with another. Find the wrong word, cross it out and replace with the correct one.

Texts included:

·       Plato. Meno.

·       Aristotle. The Metaphysics. – Book 1.

·       Descartes René. Meditations on First Philosophy.  – Meditations First to Third.

·       Berkeley George. Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous. – The First Dialogue.

 

2. Philosophical Terminology.

Define...

abstraction

actuality

attribute

category

deduction

dualism

empiricism

entelechy

experience

hylomorphism

induction

modus tollendo ponens

monism

nativism

objective idealism

occasionalism

pantheism

pluralism

potentiality

predicable

primary qualities

rationalism

secondary qualities

sensualism (in epistemology)

solipsism

subjective idealism

substance

tabula rasa

truth

 

3. Arranging philosophers in proper chronological order.

Anaximander

Anaximenes

Aristotle

Bacon

Berkeley

Democritus

Descartes

Epicurus

Heracleitus

Hume

Leibniz

Leucippus

Locke

Lucretius

Melissus

Parmenides

Plato

Pythagoras

Socrates

Spinoza

Thales

Zeno of Elea