Quiz Questions 2

Questions :1) What is the main finding of Art Reber’s artificial grammar experiments, and how would Brooks, Norman and Allan’s results be used to explain them? 2) If one group of people were to memorize examples of an artificial grammar, and another group of people were to try to work out the rules describing an artificial grammar, what would happen if the two groups were then given new items to classify? Would the memorize group perform above or below chance; would the rule group perform above or below chance; how, if at all, would the two groups differ. 3) Murphy …

PHL 102 Section 2 chapter 5 & 6

What two things did the Sophists claim to teach their students? The Sophists claim that rhetorical skills allow a person to “make the weaker argument into the stronger.”  What does that mean? Give two reasons for thinking of Socrates as a Sophist, and two for thinking he is not a Sophist. Using an example, explain the “Third Man Problem” with Plato’s theory of Forms. Why does Plato think that knowledge cannot be about the things of this visible world? Explain how Aristotle’s concept of the forms differs from Plato’s. Explain Aristotle’s concept of virtue as a mean between extremes. Use …

PHL 102 Section 2 – Jefferson College

What does Thales mean when he says that all things are filled with gods? What is Anaximander’s argument for his belief that it cannot be water that is the final explanation of all things, but something Boundless? State Xenophanes’ two criticisms of the Homeric gods. Explain Zeno’s paradox of the arrow. What two things did the Sophists claim to teach their students? The Sophists claim that rhetorical skills allow a person to “make the weaker argument into the stronger.”  What does that mean? Give two reasons for thinking of Socrates as a Sophist, and two for thinking he is not …