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Medieval philosophy: Quiz


Question 1: He is notable for having translated and made commentaries upon the work of ________.
Eastern Catholic ChurchesPseudo-Dionysius the AreopagiteMonophysitismOrthodox Church

Question 2: [13] He intended to translate all the works of Aristotle and Plato from the original Greek into ________, and translated many of Aristotle’s logical works, such as On Interpretation, and the Categories.
Old LatinVulgar LatinLatinRoman Empire

Question 3: Their leader in the middle of the century was ________, a traditionalist who defended the theology of Augustine and the philosophy of Plato, incorporating only a little of Aristotle in with the more neoplatonist elements[23].
BonaventurePeter AbelardThomas AquinasAlbertus Magnus

Question 4: It reappeared in a different form in the ________ era.
Early modern periodModern historyAncient historyHigh Middle Ages

Question 5: This introduced the ________ to the medieval world[14].
NominalismPlatoAristotleProblem of universals

Question 6: The ________ developed in the large cities of Europe during this period, and rival clerical orders within the church began to battle for political and intellectual control over these centers of educational life.
Private schoolCollegeGymnasium (school)University

Question 7: This was a significant departure from the ________ and Augustinian thinking that had dominated much of early Scholasticism.

Question 8: After the 'rediscovery' of Aristotle's Metaphysics in the mid twelfth century, many scholastics wrote commentaries on this work (particularly ________ and Scotus).
Immanuel KantBlaise PascalThomas AquinasDuns Scotus

Question 9: Avicenna and ________ both leaned more on the side of reason.
AverroesRelationship between religion and scienceImmanuel KantRené Descartes

Question 10: Medieval philosophy is the philosophy of Europe and the Middle East in the era now known as medieval or the ________, the period roughly extending from the fall of the Roman Empire in the fifth century A.D.
Late Middle AgesMiddle AgesHigh Middle AgesEarly Middle Ages


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