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Either/Or: Quiz


Question 1: The main purpose of this visit was to attend the lectures by the German philosopher ________ who was an eminent figure at the time.
Immanuel KantJürgen HabermasAristotleFriedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling

Question 2: The word 'diapsalmata' is related to '________', and means "refrains".
Psalms 152–155Psalm 151PsalmsEpistle

Question 3: Kierkegaard's "despair" is a somewhat analogous precursor of ________ angst.
MonismGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelFriedrich NietzscheExistentialism

Question 4: The first two sections revisit and refine the ________ and ethical stages elucidated in Either/Or, while the third section, Guilty/Not Guilty is about the religious stage.
AestheticsDavid HumeArthur SchopenhauerApplied aesthetics

Question 5: For example, the aesthetic life view is written in short essay form, with poetic imagery and allusions, discussing aesthetic topics such as music, seduction, drama, and ________.
Immanuel KantBeautyPhysical attractivenessAesthetics

Question 6: After writing and defending his dissertation The Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to Socrates (1841), Kierkegaard left Copenhagen in October 1841 to spend the winter in ________.

Question 7: The first section of Either is a collection of many tangential ________, epigrams, anecdotes and musings on the aesthetic mode of life.
Arthur SchopenhauerFriedrich NietzscheJohann Wolfgang von GoetheAphorism

Question 8: ________ (either A or not-A; a thing is either something or not that thing, no third option)
IntuitionismMathematical logicAlfred North WhiteheadLaw of excluded middle

Question 9: The lectures turned out to be a disappointment for many in Schelling's audience, including Mikhail Bakunin and ________, and Kierkegaard described it as "unbearable nonsense".
Karl MarxFriedrich EngelsYoung MarxMarxism

Question 10: The book's central concern is the primal question asked by ________, "How should we live?"[2]
EmpiricismAristotlePlatoBertrand Russell

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