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Question 1: "In Defence of a Dogma" with ________ (Philosophical Review, 1956)
Bertrand RussellPaul GriceAlfred Jules AyerLudwig Wittgenstein

Question 2: He was largely responsible for establishing metaphysics as a worthwhile direction in ________.
StoicismAristotleLogical positivismAnalytic philosophy

Question 3: Before that he was appointed as a college lecturer at ________ in 1947 and became a tutorial fellow the following year until 1968.
University College, OxfordOriel College, OxfordJesus College, OxfordBrasenose College, Oxford

Question 4: He was the Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy at the ________ (Magdalen College) from 1968 to 1987.
Oxford Brookes UniversityUniversity of SouthamptonUniversity of OxfordUniversity of Cambridge

Question 5: Born in ________, West London, Peter Strawson was brought up in Finchley, Middlesex, by his parents, both of whom were teachers.
South Acton, LondonActon, LondonEalingSouthall

Question 6: Strawson first became well known with his article "On Referring" (1950), a criticism of ________'s Theory of Descriptions (see also Definite descriptions).
Alfred North WhiteheadAristotleBertrand RussellWillard Van Orman Quine

Question 7: Austin • Noam Chomsky • Hans-Georg Gadamer • Saul Kripke • ________ • Donald Davidson • Paul Grice • Gilbert Ryle • P. F. Strawson
Ludwig WittgensteinPlatoAlfred Jules AyerBertrand Russell







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