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Question 1: Geach dismisses both pragmatic and epistemic conceptions of ________, commending a version of the correspondence theory proposed by Aquinas.
CausalityAristotleTruthDeterminism

Question 2: His areas of interest are the ________, philosophical logic, and the theory of identity.
AvicennismAristotleEarly Islamic philosophyHistory of philosophy

Question 3: He argues that there is one reality rooted in ________ himself, who is the ultimate Truthmaker.
PantheismNontheismTheologyGod

Question 4: He defends the Thomistic position that human beings are essentially ________ animals, each one miraculously created.
EpistemologyEmpiricismCausalityRationalism

Question 5: He taught philosophy at ________ (1951-1966), and at the University of Leeds (1966-1981).
Birmingham City UniversityAston UniversityUniversity of WarwickUniversity of Birmingham

Question 6: His early work includes the classic texts Mental Acts, and Reference and Generality, which defends an essentially modern conception of ________ against medieval theories of supposition.
EncyclopediaSemanticsReferenceAbsent referent







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