Philosophy Exam

1) Essay question: compare and contrast the views of two preSocratic philosophers none of whose works, if any, survive.




2) True or False:  In Plato's Allegory of the Cave, he compares the Sun with a Sunflower._______

3) Short Answer: The name of Aristotle's favorite horse was:____________?

4) Short Essay:  Discuss Aristotle's four causes, how they compare with Diotima's ladder of love as explained in the Symposium, and explain how Aristotle managed to miss the fifth cause.


5) Multiple guess:  Parmenides of Elea (a)Was the shortest of the Milesians   (b) Liked to dress in women's clothing.  (c) Starred in the movie "Joe vs. the Volcano."  _____

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