What statement is true of postmodernism?Question 1 options it denies our ability to be

Question

What statement is true of post-modernism?

Question 1 options:

it denies our ability to be

fully subjective

it denies our ability to have absolute certainty in knowledge

it affirms our use of the idealist approach to philosophy

it affirms our use of the concept of progress

Question 2

Post-modernism has favored which form of historical thinking?

Question 2 options:

nominalism

skepticism

the meta-narrative (grands recit)

the micro-narrative (petit recits)

Question 3

The pre-modern age is typically defined by what main paradigm?

Question 3 options:

use of critical sources for scholarship

the myth of progress

the presence of bias (subjective)

the content of facts (objective)

Question 4

Who said Truth is what works?

Question 4 options:

Husserl

Hegel

Heidegger

James

Question 5

Phenomenology, which rejects classical metaphysics, is also known as:

Question 5 options:

pragmatism

post-modernism

continental philosophy

existentialism

Question 6

Scientism is a concept that:

Question 6 options:

focuses on the world as we experience it, as it appears to us

breaks down claims into clear, logical statements and eliminates nonsensical ones

reduces truth to matters that can be verified by empirical means

argues that only particular things, not universals, really exist

Question 7

Schopenhauer believed:

Question 7 options:

we could know the world, just not through our reason

we can know the world around us through universal forms

we cannot change the world (skepticism)

we cannot know the world as it really is

Question 8

Post-modernism encompasses all of these terms except:

Question 8 options:

post-structuralism

reconstruction

pragmatic realism

deconstruction

Question 9

‘American exceptionalism’ is a term meaning:

Question 9 options:

America is the exception to the rule for culture and tradition

America accepts anyone as part of a pluralistic society

America is distinct from, or superior to, other nations of the world

Americans are practical people

Question 10

Hegel’s method of dialectic included all but

the following:

Question 10 options:

exegesis

thesis

synthesis

antithesis

Philosophy