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Charles Taylor (philosopher): Quiz


Question 1: In 2000, he was made a Grand Officer of the ________.
Order of British ColumbiaNational Order of QuebecSaskatchewan Order of MeritOrder of New Brunswick

Question 2: Taylor rejects naturalism, mediational epistemologies, and what, following ________, he calls "monological consciousness" (or the intellectualist's perspective).
RussiaJoseph StalinMikhail BakhtinFyodor Dostoyevsky

Question 3: In order to understand the stance that Taylor presents in Sources of the Self one should understand his philosophical background, especially his writings on ________, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty.
Immanuel KantThomas AquinasGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelFriedrich Nietzsche

Question 4: what prevents ________ of the arrow on a sign or your friends directions to a party?
ReductionismEmpiricismWillard Van Orman QuineSkepticism

Question 5: In the essay To Follow a Rule, Taylor explores why it is that people can fail to follow rules and what kind of ________ is it that allows a person to successfully follow a rule, such as directions to a party or the arrow on a sign.

Question 6: In the intellectualist tradition we would presuppose that to follow directions to a party that we must have in ________ a set of propositions and premises about how to follow directions.
Gottfried LeibnizIdeaConsciousnessHenri Bergson

Question 7: The Immanent Frame a ________ with posts by Taylor, Robert Bellah, and others concerning Taylor's book A Secular Age
BlogBlog softwarePolitical blogPermalink

Question 8: In 1995, he was made a Companion of the ________.
Orders, decorations, and medals of CanadaGovernor General of CanadaOrder of CanadaOrder of Military Merit (Canada)

Question 9: He continued his studies at the University of Oxford, first as a Rhodes Scholar at ________ (B.A.
Balliol College, OxfordOriel College, OxfordSt Edmund Hall, OxfordSt Hugh's College, Oxford

Question 10: in Philosophy, Politics and Economics) in 1955, and then as a post-graduate, (________ in 1961), under the supervision of Isaiah Berlin and G.E.M. Anscombe.
Postgraduate educationAcademic degreeDoctorateDoctor of Philosophy


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