According to philosophical definition of knowledge…
a. What lucky guess lacks is justification.
b. Truth is always subjective.
c. If a belief is true, it is also justified.
Some philosophers point out that while properties of physical objects could be known _________________,
other people’s feelings are only known __________________
b. implicitly/ explicitly
According to the empiricists, the main source of human knowledge is/are
a. logical reasoning
b. innate ideas
c. sense experience
Locke was an empiricist in that he thought that _________________.
a. the self is a physical thing
b. all knowledge originates in sense experience
c. consciousness defines personal identity
Famous empiricist John Locke compared mind of an infant to
a. a clockwork
b. a computer
c. a blank tablet
Radical doubt led Descartes to
a. doubt the existence of his own mind
b. doubt the existence of the physical world
c. doubt the existence of God
The dream argument in Descartes’ First Meditation intends to prove that
a. Life is but a dream.
b. There are no completely reliable signs to distinguish dreams from reality.
c. There are some reliable signs to distinguish dreams from reality.
Descartes introduced the concept of the evil demon to
a. explain the origin of all evil
b. confirm his skepticism
c. test what we know beyond any doubt
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