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PHI103 – Week 1: Media Quiz
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 Question 1.

West claims that we die without ever being able to have the totality of life.

 
Student Answer:

* True

False

 

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in the video Examined Life: Cornel West on Truth.

Question 2.

The term used to describe presenting things from a specific perspective while not paying much attention to other views.

 
Student Answer:

Subjectivity
 

Advertisements
 

Vested Interest
 

* Bias
 

None of the above
 
Instructor
The answer can be found in the video Credibility – Critical Thinking.

Question 3.

According to West, one of the primary questions that one can use to orient oneself in relation to the pursuit of philosophy is the following:

 
Student Answer:

How can I find the truth?
 

What is the nature of reality?
 

*How can I learn how to die?
 

How can I be happy?
 

All of the above?
 
Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in the video Examined Life: Cornel West on Truth.

Question 4.

For West, philosophy does not confront political domination.

 
Student Answer:

True
 

* False
 
Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in the video Examined Life: Cornel West on Truth.

Question 5.
West claims that those who live in libraries are actually more alive than people walking around in society. 

 
Student Answer:

*True
 

False
 
Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in the video Examined Life: Cornel West on Truth.

Question 6.

What does Plato say about the unexamined life?

 
Student Answer:

It is worth living.
 

*It is not worth living.
 

It is unnecessary.
 

It is unholy.
 

None of the above.
 
Instructor Explanation:
The answer...