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 3
(covering lectures 7 to 8 and tutorials’ topics 3.3 to 3.4)

Compiled by Nikolai Biryukov

2022/23 School Year

1. Mandatory Readings.

Indicate the title and the author of the work from which the following passage is taken.

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...

a posteriori proposition

a priori proposition

analytic proposition

antinomy

apperception

dialectic

law of nature

noumenon

paralogism

phenomenon

social classes

social law

socioeconomic formation

synthetic proposition

the ascent from the abstract to the concrete

transcendent

transcendental

transcendental unity of apperception

 

3. Philosophical Concepts and Doctrines.

·       Were a posteriori propositions analytic or synthetic according to Immanuel Kant?

·       Were a priori propositions in mathematics analytic or synthetic according to Immanuel Kant?

·       Were apodeictic propositions a priori or a posteriori according to Immanuel Kant?

·       Were the principles of pure understanding a priori or a posteriori according to Immanuel Kant?

·       Were the principles of pure understanding analytic or synthetic according to Immanuel Kant?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophical system: logic, philosophy of nature, or philosophy of mind, – treats of being?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophical system: logic, philosophy of nature, or philosophy of mind, – treats of quality?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophical system: logic, philosophy of nature, or philosophy of mind, – treats of quantity?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophical system: logic, philosophy of nature, or philosophy of mind, – treats of measure?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophy of mind: philosophy of subjective mind, philosophy of objective mind, or philosophy of absolute mind, –  treats of soul?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophy of mind: philosophy of subjective mind, philosophy of objective mind, or philosophy of absolute mind, –  treats of law?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophy of mind: philosophy of subjective mind, philosophy of objective mind, or philosophy of absolute mind, –  treats of religion?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophy of mind: philosophy of subjective mind, philosophy of objective mind, or philosophy of absolute mind, –  treats of philosophy?

·       Which part of Hegel’s philosophy of mind: philosophy of subjective mind, philosophy of objective mind, or philosophy of absolute mind, –  treats of art?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – denies the possibility to scientifically ascertain the existence of God?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – denies the possibility to scientifically ascertain the immortality of soul?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – denies the scientific character of metaphysics?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – establishes the a priori character of categories?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – establishes the a priori character of space?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – establishes the a priori character of time?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – establishes the scientific character of arithmetic?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – treats of the antinomies of pure reason?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – treats of the ideal of pure reason?

·       Which part of Kant’s theoretical philosophy: transcendental aesthetic, transcendental analytic, or transcendental dialectic, – treats of the principles of pure understanding?