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Determinism: Quiz


Question 1: For example, large voids in the distributions of ________ are believed by many cosmologists to have originated in quantum fluctuations during the big bang.
GalaxyMilky WayStarAndromeda Galaxy

Question 2: (See ________.) It is possible, however, to augment quantum mechanics with non-local hidden variables to achieve a deterministic theory that is in agreement with experiment.
Bell test experimentsEPR paradoxQuantum entanglementQuantum mechanics

Question 3: Mecca Chiesa notes that the probabilistic or selectionistic determinism of ________ comprised a wholly separate conception of determinism that was not mechanistic at all.
George Armitage MillerRoger Wolcott SperryNeal E. MillerB. F. Skinner

Question 4: An example is the ________ of quantum mechanics.
EPR paradoxMany-worlds interpretationWave–particle dualityDe Broglie–Bohm theory

Question 5: Determinism is the view that every event, including human cognition, behavior, decision, and action, is ________ determined by an unbroken chain of prior occurrences.
PlatoImmanuel KantAristotleCausality

Question 6: Such determinism is sometimes illustrated by the ________ of Laplace's demon.
PhysicalismGottfried LeibnizThought experimentAvicenna

Question 7: God may have begun the process, ________ argues, but God has not influenced its evolution.

Question 8: Braithwaite • René Descartes • Robert Kilwardby • ________ • Rudolf Carnap • Stephen Toulmin • Stoics • Thomas Hobbes • Thomas Samuel Kuhn • Vienna Circle • W.V.O.

Question 9: In ________, photons are fired singly through a double-slit apparatus at a distant screen and do not arrive at a single point, nor do the photons arrive in a scattered pattern analogous to bullets fired by a fixed gun at a distant target.
Double-slit experimentIntroduction to quantum mechanicsWave–particle dualityQuantum mechanics

Question 10: Immaterial souls are all that exist (________).

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