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PHL Chap 1 SG1

The four main divisions of philosophy are metaphysics, epistemology, axiology, and _____. logic
For Socrates, an unexamined life is a tragedy because it results in grievous harm to _____. the soul
For Socrates, the soul is harmed by lack of _____. knowledge
A question-and-answer dialogue in which propositions are methodically scrutinized to uncover the truth is known as _____. the Socratic method
If you assume that a set of statements is true, and yet you can deduce a false or absurd statement from it, then the original set of statements as a whole must be false. This kind of argument is known as _____. reductio ad absurdum
The systematic use of critical reasoning to try to find answers to fundamental questions about reality, morality, and knowledge is called _____. the philosophical method
The famous statement “An unexamined life is not worth living” is attributed to _____. Socrates
The study of reality in the broadest sense, an inquiry into the elemental nature of the universe and the things in it, is known as _____. metaphysics
Questions like “What is knowledge?” and “What is truth?” are mainstays in the branch of philosophy known as _____. epistemology
According to Socrates, a clear sign that a person has _____ is her exclusive pursuit of social status, wealth, power, and pleasure. an unhealthy soul
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