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(1 of 50) What view does a "Mind-Brain" Identity Theorist support? a) The mind has two parts, a material part and an immaterial part b) All "mental states" are to be explained in terms of behavior patterns c) Mental states are to be explained in terms of brain states d) The mind is to be thought of as a functional or computational devise e) None of the above (2 of 50) Does a Psychological Behaviorist deny the existence of private mental episodes? a) Yes b) No (3 of 50) What is one of the key problems (--at least according to some critics-) with "Mind-Brain" Identity Theory? a) It loses the subjective character of first person experience b) It loses the concept of "mental" states c) Nothing d) It does not accord with current scientific findings e) Both (a) and (c) are correct (4 of 50) What is the key claim of "Functionalism?" a) It says that the mind and the brain are identical. b) It says that the mind fires neurons through synapses and that mental events supervene on brain-states c) Functionalism does not identify the mind with neurological activity per say. Functionalism understands the mind as a system of functioning, like a computer d) It says that the only thing that exists is mental phenomenon e) None of the above (5 of 50) What is the Turing Test? a) It is a test to determine whether or not a functional device has a mind b) It is a test to see if a being has personal identity c) It is a test designed to spot "Zombies"—i.e., beings that act like they have mind but really have no mental states at all d) It is a test to see if the mind is working correctly (nonpsychotically) e) Both (a) and (d) are correct (6 of 50) The "Chinese Room Argument" is an argument against: a) Functionalism and The claim that the Turning test can detect mentality b) Ocassionalism c) Idealism d) Both (a) and (b) e) "Mind-Brain" Identity Theory (7 of 50) An idealist, like Berkeley, holds that material body does not exist and that only mind exists. --True False (8 of 50) According to Camus, the human condition is characterized by absurdity. --True False (9 of 50) The "Myth of Sisyphus" is used by Camus to illustrate: a) The meaninglessness of life b) The absurdity of human existence c) The fact that humans often live in Bad Faith d) Both (a) and (b) e) None of the above (10 of 50) The Woman InThe Dunes is a Japanese film that depicts: a) Pandora's Box b) The Golden Eye Myth c) The Myth of Purple Hearts d) The Myth of Sisyphus e) A Tale of Two Cities (11 of 50) The most fundamental "philosophical" question for Camus is: a) What kind of ontology is best for describing human existence? b) How should one overcome Bad Faith? c) What is the morally right thing to do? d) Why not commit suicide? e) How can one reconcile faith in God with evil in the world? (12 of 50) According to Camus, in what way (or ways) is life absurd? a) It is absurd to continually seek meaning in life when there is none. b) It is absurd to hope for some continued existence after death given that the latter results in one's extinction. c) It is absurd to try to know, understand, or explain the world, for the attempt to gain rational knowledge is futile. d) Both (a) and (c) are correct. e) None of the above is correct. f) Answers (a), (b), and (c) are correct. (13 of 50) Russell thinks that life is utterly meaningless. --True False (14 of 50) In his "Free Man's Worship," Russell argues that "primitive" people created and worshiped gods that are most accurately characterized by their use of: a) Love b) Joy c) Force / Power d) Benevolence e) Innocence (15 of 50) According to Russell, human beings need not submit to the world of "matter" / "fact" because we are free to envision an ideal world filled with ideals about goodness, truth, justice, liberty, freedom, and love. --True False (16 of 50) In the film Amelie, she begins here career as a good-doer when she finds_________________ hidden in the tiles of her apartment. a) A long lost diary b) A man's long lost treasure box c) Three diamonds belonging to her landlord d) A long lost love letter to her landlord e) A painting made by the "glass man" f) All of the above are correct (17 of 50) In the film Amelie, she could be described as living in the here-andnow, as well as living a life dedicated to ideals of Goodness. --True False (18 of 50) The Principle of Utility can be used to Justify and endorse: a) Every case of Slavery b) Any Killing of an innocent person c) Any instance of Being A peeping Tom d) Framing An Innocent Person under any conditions no matter what e) None of the Above are accurate (19 of 50) According to the text, the most glaring problem with Hedonistic Act Utilitarianism is that: a) It is too abstract and difficult to understand. b) It justifies acting contrary to the moral law. c) It is not compatible with Plato's worldview. d) It can be used to justify violating people's basic and fundamental rights. e) It involves rules that do not make sense. f) It is religious in character. g) It has no flaws. (20 of 50) According to the text, the most fundamental problem with Rule Utilitarianism is that: a) It does not work because it invokes evil. b) It involves a religious framework. c) It would have us always act unkindly to strangers. d) Its Hedonistic basis dismisses human altruism. e) It is merely a form of Kantianism. f) Following general rules does not really work because the Principle of Utility can override the general rules at any time, thus collapsing Rule Utilitarianism into Act Utilitarianism. g) Both (a) and (d) are correct (21 of 50) If someone is an "Act" Utilitarian, do they have to draw a chart in order to "calculate" utility? Is "chart-drawing" the only way to determine utility? a) Yes b) No (22 of 50) The Principle of Utility can be used to Justify and endorse at least some instances of: a) Slavery b) Using someone for Body parts c) Killing an innocent person d) Being A peeping Tom e) Destroying the whole world, and all life on earth, with a nuclear bomb. f) Framing An Innocent Man g) Letting a guilty Man go free h) Only (a) and (c) i) Only (a) and (d) j) All of (a)-(g) k) All are correct except for answer (e). (23 of 50) In the film Ace in the Hole, how does Tatum end up in Albuquerque New Mexico? a) He rolls into town specifically to meet Jacob Boot for a business venture. b) Due to car trouble, no job, and a lack of funds, he ends up stuck in Albuquerque. c) He goes to Albuquerque to meet Leo Minosa. d) He goes to Albuquerque because Jacob Boot calls him for an interview e) None of the above (24 of 50) Classical Utilitarianism is founded upon what to two axioms? a) Justice is the only intrinsic good, and Injustice pays b) Immorality is good, and justice is the only intrinsic good c) The axiom that might makes right and power generates the best consequences for all beings. d) The principle of utility and pleasure e) Consequentialism and the view that Pleasure is the only intrinsic good f) Consequentialism and the view that injustice is better than justice (25 of 50) The Principle of Utility tells us that: An action is morally right if and only if it maximizes utility—i.e., if and only if the balance of benefit to harm calculated by taking everyone affected by the act into consideration is greater than the balance of benefit to harm resulting from any alternative act. a) True b) False c) Unknown (26 of 50) In Kant's theory, why is The Moral Law called "The Categorical Imperative?" a) Because it is a law that only applies to certain people at certain times b) Because it is a special command that Kant's followers worship as the supreme Being's Divine imperative for humankind. c) Because it is the kind of law that applies only if you feel like acting in accordance with it d) Because it is a law issued by Powerful Kings of Europe e) Both (a) and (c) are true f) None of the above are true (27 of 50) What type of test is the first formula of the Categorical Imperative? a) A test of wits b) A test of conscience c) A test to see what brings about the best consequences, all things considered d) A rationality test e) A test of endurance f) Both (c) and (e) (28 of 50) According to Kant, does morality apply to animals? a) Yes b) No (29 of 50) What is the "maxim" of an action? a) The most general principle that one acts upon b) The best outcome, given one's circumstances c) The most difficult decision that one might have to make in regards to making everyone happy d) It is the most fundamental purpose or motive behind one's action e) Both (a) and (d) are correct f) Both (a) and (b) are correct g) None of the above (30 of 50) What is a person, according to Kant? a) Any being with a sophisticated enough neurological system that it can feel pain and pleasure b) Any being that can form a relationship with God c) Any being with vocal cords and a tongue d) Any human being e) Any living entity f) Both (d) and (d) are true g) None of the above (31 of 50) What does it mean for a being to be "an end-in-itself?" a) It refers to a being with infinite worth b) It refers to a being with immeasurable value c) It refers to a being that can freely sets its own rational ends (i.e., ends that are in accordance with the claims of reason) d) It refers to a being that freely chooses to adopt the Moral Law as its end e) All of the above are part and parcel to an entity's being "an end-initself” (32 of 50) Is it ok to be a "peeping-tom" if nobody gets hurt and the victim does not "known" he/she is being peeped upon, according to Kant? a) Yes b) No (33 of 50) According to the second formula of the Categorical Imperative, why is it not ok to tell a false promise? a) Because it violates God's law b) Because it undermines the source of moral worth and dignity of another person c) Because it subverts another's rational faculty d) Because it is a calculated effort to undermine another person's capacity for making a free choice (and, hence, impedes one's freedom will) e) None of the above f) Answers (b), (c), and (d) are all correct. (34 of 50) In the film Boomerang!, Father Lambert was accused of killing a drifter. --True False (35 of 50) In the film Boomerang!, district Attorney Harvey exemplifies Utilitarianism because he overcomes situational pressures (and temptations) and acts from the point of view of the Principle of Utility. --True False (36 of 50) In the film Boomerang!, who committed the murder? a) "Mac" b) Father Lambert c) "Paul"—(the guy who kills himself in the courthouse and who owns "The Sunset Reality" company) d) A vengeful old lady named "Gertrude Stein" e) None of the above (37 of 50) The plot of the film Boomerang! revolves around the murder of: a) A Police Officer b) A Town Mayer c) A Cab Driver d) An Innocent Child e) Gertrude Stein f) None of the above (38 of 50) In Ace InThe Hole, what assignment is Tatum supposed to cover when he discovers Leo Minosa? a) A New Mexico Indian Ceremony b) A Rattlesnake Hunt c) A Fox Hunt d) The Governor's Funeral e) None of the above (39 of 50) In the film Ace InThe Hole does the engineer Sam Smollett enthusiastically go along with the farce and deception? a) Yes b) No (40 of 50) Does Lorraine Minosa care about her husband Leo Minosa? Does she care at all if he lives? a) Yes, she loves Leo b) Yes, but she is in love with the Sheriff, which is why she goes along with the deception c) No, she is a heartless person who does not care about Leo. d) unknown (41 of 50) Does Jacob Boot approve of Tatum's behavior as he covers Leo's story? a) Yes b) No c) unknown (42 of 50) In the film Ace in the Hole, who is Herbie? a) The unscrupulous newspaper man who exploits Leo Minosa's story in order to try to get his big New York job back. b) Leo Minosa's friend. c) The young camera man who is riding on Chuck's coattails hoping to make it big. d) The owner of a small New Mexico newspaper. He runs true stories and never engages in immoral news reporting. He checks every fact multiple times. e) A crooked and immoral sheriff who helps Tatum to exploit Leo Minosa. He uses the situation to draw attention to himself and his reelection campaign. (43 of 50) In the film Ace in the Hole, who is Gus Kretzer? a) The unscrupulous newspaper man who exploits Leo Minosa's story in order to try to get his big New York job back. b) Leo Minosa's friend. c) The young camera man who is riding on Chuck’s coattails hoping to make it big. d) The owner of a small New Mexico newspaper. He runs true stories and never engages in immoral news reporting. He checks every fact multiple times. e) A crooked and immoral sheriff who helps Tatum to exploit Leo Minosa. He uses the situation to draw attention to himself and his reelection campaign. (44 of 50) In the film Ace in the Hole, who is Jacob Boot? a) The unscrupulous newspaper man who exploits Leo Minosa's story in order to try to get his big New York job back. b) Leo Minosa's friend. c) The young camera man who is riding on Chuck's coattails. d) The owner of a small New Mexico newspaper. He runs true stories and never engages in immoral news reporting. He checks every fact multiple times. e) A crooked and immoral sheriff who helps Tatum to exploit Leo Minosa. He uses the situation to draw attention to himself and his reelection campaign. (45 of 50) A consequentialist theory is a theory that conceives of assessing moral credit solely in terms of the consequences of actions. On a consequentialist view, the intentions and motives behind an action never figure into an analysis of its moral worth. Is Utilitarianism the only kind of consequentialist theory? a) Yes b) No c) Unknown (46 of 50) In the film Ace in the Hole, how does Tatum end up in Albuquerque New Mexico? a) He rolls into town specifically to meet Jacob Boot for a business venture. b) He goes to Albuquerque to meet Leo's wife. c) Due to car trouble, no job, and a lack of funds, he ends up stuck in Albuquerque. d) He goes to Albuquerque to meet Leo Minosa. e) He goes to Albuquerque because Jacob Boot calls him for an interview f) None of the above (47 of 50) Consider the film Blade Runner. Would the "replicants" pass the Turing test? a) Yes b) No c) Unknown (48 of 50) Given what is actually shown and discussed in the film Blade Runner, is the "replicant" Roy Batty capable of having / experiencing complex emotions and thoughts (--such as love, a longing for life, an understanding of the cosmos, loyalty, friendship, etc..--) ? a) Yes b) No c) Unknown (49 of 50) Would a Utilitarian hold the view that replicants are deserving of moral consideration? a) Probably Yes b) Probably No (50 of 50) Can replicants die? a) Yes b) No c) Unknown (46 of 50) In the film Ace in the Hole, how does Tatum end up in Albuquerque New Mexico? a) He rolls into town specifically to meet Jacob Boot for a business venture. b) He goes to Albuquerque to meet Leo's wife. c) Due to car trouble, no job, and a lack of funds, he ends up stuck in Albuquerque. d) He goes to Albuquerque to meet Leo Minosa. e) He goes to Albuquerque because Jacob Boot calls him for an interview f) None of the above (47 of 50) Consider the film Blade Runner. Would the "replicants" pass the Turing test? a) Yes b) No c) Unknown (48 of 50) Given what is actually shown and discussed in the film Blade Runner, is the "replicant" Roy Batty capable of having / experiencing complex emotions and thoughts (--such as love, a longing for life, an understanding of the cosmos, loyalty, friendship, etc..--) ? a) Yes b) No c) Unknown (49 of 50) Would a Utilitarian hold the view that replicants are deserving of moral consideration? a) Probably Yes b) Probably No (50 of 50) Can replicants die? a) Yes b) No c) Unknown

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(1 of 50)
What view does a "Mind-Brain" Identity Theorist support?
a) The mind has two parts, a material part and an immaterial part
b) All "mental states" are to be explained in terms of behavior patterns
c) Mental states are to be explained in terms of brain states
d) The mind is to be thought of as a functional or computational devise
e) None of the above
(2 of 50)
Does a Psychological Behaviorist deny the existence of private mental episodes?
a) Yes
b) No
(3 of 50)
What is one of the key problems (--at least according to some critics--) with "Mind-Brain"
Identity Theory?
a) It loses the subjective character of first person experience
b) It loses the concept of "mental" states
c) Nothing
d) It does not accord with current scientific findings
e) Both (a) and (c) are correct
(4 of 50)
What is the key claim of "Functionalism?"
a) It says that the mind and the brain are identical.
b) It says that the mind fires neurons through synapses and that mental events supervene on
brain-states
c) Functionalism does not identify the mind with neurological activity per say. Functionalism
understands the mind as a system of functioning, like a computer
d) It says that the only thing that exists is mental phenomenon
e) None of the above
(5 of 50)
What is the Turing Test?
a) It is a test to determine whether or not a functional device has a mind
b) It is a test to see if a being has personal identity
c) It is a test designed to spot "Zombies"—i.e., beings that act like they have mind but really
have no mental states at all
d) It is a test to see if the mind is working correctly (non-psychotically)
e) Both (a) and (d) are correct
(6 of 50)
The "Chinese Room Argument" is an argument against:
a) Functionalism and The claim that the Turning test can detect mentality
b) Ocassionalism
c) Idealism

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d) Both (a) and (b)
e) "Mind-Brain" Identity Theory
(7 of 50)
An idealist, like Berkeley, holds that material body does not exist and that only mind exists.
--True
False
(8 of 50)
According to Camus, the human condition is characterized by absurdity.
--True
False
(9 of 50)
The "Myth of Sisyphus" is used by Camus to illustrate:
a) The meaninglessness of life
b) The absurdity of human existence
c) The fact that humans often live in Bad Faith
d) Both (a) and (b)
e) None of the above
(10 of 50)
The Woman In The Dunes is a Japanese film that depicts:
a) Pandora's Box
b) The Golden Eye Myth
c) The Myth of Purple Hearts
d) The Myth of Sisyphus
e) A Tale of Two Cities
(11 of 50)
The most fundamental "philosophical" question for Camus is:
a) What kind of ontology is best for describing human existence?
b) How should one overcome Bad Faith?
c) What is the morally right thing to do?
d) Why not commit suicide?
e) How can one reconcile faith in God with evil in the world?
(12 of 50)
According to Camus, in what way (or ways) is life absurd?
a) It is absurd to continually se...

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