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

Philosophy
Tasks and Questions of Quiz 2
(covering lectures 5 to 10 and tutorials’ topics 2.4 to 3.2)

Compiled by Nikolai Biryukov

2021/22 School Year

1. Quiz on Mandatory Readings

Texts included:

·       Plato. Meno.

·       Aristotle. The Metaphysics. – Book 1.

·       Epicurus. Letter to Menoeceus.

 

2. Define ...

abstraction

acatalepsy

actuality

asceticism

ataraxia

autarky

categorical syllogism

category

concept

conceptualism

copula

distribution (in syllogistics)

entelechy

epoché

eudaemonism

extension

fatalism

figure of syllogism

hedonism

hylomorphism

inference

intension

isostheneia

logic

modus ponendo tollens

modus ponens

modus tollendo ponens

modus tollens

mood of syllogism

nominalism

potentiality

predicable

predicate

proposition

realism

square of opposition

subject

theodicy

truth

 

3. Arranging philosophers in proper chronological order.

Abelard

Aenesidemus

Agrippa

Albertus Magnus

Anaximander

Anaximenes

Anniceris

Anselm of Canterbury

Antisthenes

Arcesilaus

Aristippus the Elder

Aristotle

Augustine

Boethius

Carneades

Crates of Thebes

Democritus

Diogenes of Sinope

Duns Scotus

Epictetus

Epicurus

Gaunilo of Marmoutier

Hegesias

Heracleitus

Leucippus

Lucretius

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Melissus

Parmenides

Plato

Plotinus

Porphyry

Pyrrhon

Pythagoras

Roscelin

Seneca

Sextus Empiricus

Socrates

Thales

Theodorus of Cyrene

Thomas Aquinas

William of Ockham

Zeno of Citium

Zeno of Elea