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Philosophical "-isms"

Pick out the -ism that matches the basic tenet given.


Quiz ID:#2333
Fun:** (1.96)
Difficulty:*** (2.16)
Category:Humanities > Philosophy
Created By:phrebh*us****




#1   Knowledge of reality is not obtained by objective observation, but rather created subjectively.

#2   The many gods are different forms of a single, underlying God.

#3   Belief that rights, moral standing, and/or moral "personhood" ought to be assigned on the basis of sub-genus membership.

#4   All statements in a particular domain of thought are either true or false: none is true for some cultures or eras while false for other cultures or eras.

#5   Experience is not about the things experienced as they are in themselves, but about how those things appear to the observing individual.

#6   All natural phenomena can be explained by physical causes.

#7   Created substances cannot be efficient causes of events. Instead, all events are taken to be caused directly by God.

#8   Devotion to a single god while accepting the existence of other gods.

#9   Knowledge should be judged by its usefulness.

#10   Happiness is success in avoiding pain, both mental and physical.





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