Chapter 3 Quiz 2

Chapter 3 Quiz 2



1. According to Plato's metaphysics, which of the following does the sun in the Allegory of the Cave represent? a. The physical world.
b. God.
c. The Good.
d. Heaven.



2. Which of the following best corresponds to the position called mind-body dualism? a. We either have a mind or brain but not both.
b. Mind and brain are two words for the same thing.
c. The mind and brain are two different things.
d. We have only a brain.



3. Physicalism suggest that the mind, a mental substance, actually controls your physical body. True
False



4. Interactionism suggest that which of the following statements is true? a. We have both a mind and a brain and they interact with each other.
b. We have both a mind a brain and they each control different aspects of our bodies.
c. We have both a mind a brain but they do not interact since one is purely mental and one purely physical.
d. While we are sure we have a brain we must remain skeptical about whether or not we have a mind.



5. Which one of the following positions would disagree with the claim that the body is a physical thing? a. Parallelism.
b. Idealism.
c. Occasionalism
d. Interactionism.



6. Which of the following positions would disagree with the claim that human beings have minds? a. Interactionism.
b. Identity Theory.
c. Parallelism.
d. Eliminativism.



7. Which of the following positions would disagree with the claim that the mind is a physical thing? a. Occasionalism.
b. Reductionism.
c. Interactionism.
d. Parallelism.



8. Which of the following positions would argue that the mind and brain both exist but do not interact? a. Interactionism
b. Occasionalism
c. Idealism
d. Reductionism

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