Chapter 3 Quiz 4

Chapter 3 Quiz 4

1. Twin studies like the one described in the text are most often used to support which of the following positions? a. Idealism.
b. Determinism.
c. Functionalism.
d. Dualism.

2. It is accurate to say that black widow spiders who eat their mates due to instinct still have circumstantial freedom. True

3. It is accurate to say that black widow spiders who eat their mates due to instinct still have metaphysical freedom. True

4. When considering the question of free will, which of the following best describes the difference between a determinist and a libertarian? a. There is no relevant difference, these terms are synonymous.
b. A determinist argues against both metaphysical and circumstantial freedom while a libertarian argues only against metaphysical freedom.
c. A determinist does not believe in universal causation while a libertarian does.
d. A determinist believes in universal causation while a libertarian does not.

5. Which of the following positions would most likely support this statement, if we are determined, then we lack the freedom necessary for moral responsibility. a. Determinism.
b. Incompatibilism.
c. Compatibilism.
d. Functionalism.

6. Based on his defense tactics, it is fair to conclude that the famed attorney Clarence Darrow supports which of the following philosophical positions? a. Libertarianism.
b. Idealism.
c. Functionalism.
d. Determinism.

7. When considering the problem of free will and determinism, which of the following is not generally regarded as a problem with the libertarian position? a. Libertarianism requires the reassessment of our moral intuitions.
b. Libertarianism fails to explain the fact that we can influence other people's behaviors.
c. Libertarianism is in conflict with the scientific view of the world.
d. Libertarianism requires the problematic notion of uncaused events.It is fair to say that all proponents of hard determinism believe in an all powerful God. True False

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