Essay about PHI103 Week 1 Media Quiz

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Grading Summary
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Date Taken:
6/7/2015
Time Spent:
28 min , 21 secs
Points Received:
8 / 10 (80%)

Question Type:
# Of Questions:
# Correct:
True/False
1
1
Multiple Choice
9
7

Grade Details - All Questions

Question 1.
Question :
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 Explanation:
The answer can be found in the video Credibility – Critical Thinking.

Points Received:
1 of 1

Comments:

Question 2.
Question :
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.

Points Received:
1 of 1

Comments:

Question 3.
Question :
Plato bans this instrument in the Republic.

Student Answer:

Lyre

Flute

Horn

Gong

None of the above

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

Points Received:
1 of 1

Comments:

Question 4.
Question :
West’s blues begin with harmony.

Student Answer:

True

False

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

Points Received:
1 of 1

Comments:

Question 5.
Question :
According to West, the pursuit of thought and philosophy takes this:

Student Answer:

Ethics

Forgiveness

Generosity

Courage

None of the above

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

Points Received:
1 of 1

Comments:

Question 6.
Question :
In the credibility video, Edith Thompson killed her husband by:

Student Answer:

Poisoning him

Feeding him a ground up light bulb

She stabbed him

She shot him

She didn’t kill him

Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in the video Credibility – Critical Thinking.

Points Received:
1 of 1

Comments:

Question 7.
Question :
The theme of the video This is Water By David Foster Wallace is best captured in which of the following statements?

Student Answer:

Daily routines for adults are boring and frustrating.

College imparts knowledge that we can use to advance our lives.

There is…