3.5—Lesson 3 Exam
Complete Exam #3.
- Explain the phrase Ideas Have Consequences in the context of the Enlightenment.
- For what reason(s) was Prometheus the symbol of the Enlightenment?
- List and define the “Trinity of Unbelief” in the Enlightenment.
- Define the philosophy of Nominalism which William of Ockham proposed.
- List in detail the argument of René Descartes concerning doubt and his own existence.
- Define the philosophy of Baruch Spinoza.
- Define the philosophy of either Thomas Hobbes or John Locke.
- Define the philosophy of either David Hume or Francois Voltaire.
- How was the life and thinking of Jean-Jacques Rousseau the crowning achievement of the Enlightenment? Define his beliefs and life and explain how he was the natural result of the previous thinkers.
- How can a Christian pursue knowledge without making the same mistakes as did Enlightenment philosophers?