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1

What does philosophy mean?

The love of _____
not D

2

Which of the following is not a chief benefit you can derive from the study of philosophy (according to Beardsley)

New and profound wisdom

3

Does Beardsley(s) think our beliefs can change our actions?

yes

4

What dos Russell think of the uncertainty of philosophy?

e.) Both B and D
B) The uncertainty in philosophy is largely the reason we ought to peruse philosophy
D) " " " " will largely help our imaginations and thus we ought to study philosophy because of its questions with uncertain answers

5

which of the following is not a benefit of philosophy by Russell?

Philosophy will provide you with sufficient empirical evidence to live a satisfying life

6

What analogy does Russell provide to describe a life without philosophy?

Prison and Strife

7

Beardsley believes philosophy raises important life questions. Which of the following is not a philosophical question mentioned in the text?

Do all humans have an ultimate telos?

8

What is validity?

An argument is valid when, if all of its premises are true its conclusion must be true

9

What is soundness?

An argument is sound when all of its premises are true and its structure is valid

10

What is required for a deductive arguments conclusion as true?

all of the above
-The argument must be valid
- The argument must be sound
- The argument must make logical sense