Liberty PHIL 201 Quiz 5 Answers Complete Solutions
Identity theory makes which claim about persons/minds/bodies?
Constitutionalism says that souls constitute persons.
Referencing the discussion on Aristotelian substance from chapter 4, the authors not that all of the above are true of substances EXCEPT:
Functionalism defines minds as those entities capable of:
The Molinist endorses all but which one of the following claims?
The compatibilist about freedom thinks that:
The Indispensibility Argument is an argument in favor of which of the following views?
According to Alvin Plantinga, evolution ensures that we can trust our cognitive faculties to produce true beliefs.
Which of the following are versions of dualism:
Two plausible conditions for genuine freedom are:
The open theist endorses all but which one of the following claims?
First-person perspective is the ability of someone to desire, intend, or plan.
Plato and Descartes are two famous defendants of what view in the philosophy of mind?
John Locke adopted the view of persons known as “psychological continuity” which is the view that:
Frankfurt-style counter-examples, if true, show that:
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If minds are only “entities that facilitate rational processes and process intelligent functions” then computers could be considered minds.
(As a Christian, it doesn’t matter what one thinks about the nature of reality.
The nominalist about abstract objects believes that abstract objects exist.
According to Berkeleyan Idealism:
David Hume argued that humans are a composite of a material body and an immaterial soul.
(T/F) Acccording to the fictionalists about abstract objects, “2+2=4” is meaningful, but not literally true.
This view suggests that the best way to handle mental properties and mental states is simply to deny them altogether.
Nancy Murphy, one of the leading contemporary proponents of non-reductive physicalism, notes that her and other NRPs deny the existence of non-material entities, but do not deny the existence of:
One worry associated with Christian versions of idealism is that it is panentheistic.
The battle over the nature of reality is a recent battle only.
According to the idealist:
Which of the following is not true of materialism:
According to the doctrine of divine middle knowledge:
Which of the following is not a necessary condition for libertarian freedom, as discussed in the chapter?
A datum of human experience is that we seem to be free.
If God exists and is the first cause of the physical universe, then agent causation is one of the most basic facts about reality.
Agent causation in a plausible “extra factor” added to the account of libertarian freedom in order to make sense of how actions can be free and non-arbitrary.
Which is NOT listed as a strength of the substance dualist view, according to the authors?
Which of the following views thinks incompatibilism is true, is unsure whether determinism is true or false, yet either way, denies the reality of genuine freedom?
The Consequence Argument is an argument advanced to show:
A compatibilist who thinks AP (alternative possibilities) is true can offer the following conditional analysis:
Substance dualism has been widely held throughout most of philosophical history. (144)
Which important features of Nancy Murphy’s view/description do the authors note as worthy of comment?
Which view is non-committal about the ‘number of substances’ question?