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Question 1: He attended ________ and went on to receive his bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1965 and his doctorate in 1970 from Trinity College, Cambridge.
Clifton High School (Bristol)Clifton CollegeBristol Grammar SchoolBristol Cathedral Choir School

Question 2: He is currently Professor of Philosophy at the ________'s Faculty of Philosophy and Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina.
University of CambridgeUniversity of EdinburghUniversity of BristolUniversity of Oxford

Question 3: Being Good (2001) - an introduction to ________.
UtilitarianismEthicsAristotleConscience

Question 4: Lust (2004) - one of an ________ series covering the Seven Deadly Sins.
LondonUnited KingdomOxford University PressJohn Fell (clergyman)

Question 5:
  • Reprinted as Ethics: A Very Short Introduction in ________' Very Short Introductions series [1].
    LondonUnited KingdomOxford University PressJohn Fell (clergyman)

Question 6: He is a Vice-President of the ________ and a former editor of the journal Mind.
British Humanist AssociationSecular humanismGay and Lesbian Humanist AssociationNational Secular Society

Question 7: In philosophy, he is best-known as the proponent of quasi-realism in meta-ethics and as a defender of neo-Humean views on a variety of topics; he is an ________.
Relationship between religion and sciencePantheismNontheismAtheism

Question 8: Simon Blackburn (born 1944) is a British academic ________ known for his efforts to popularise philosophy.
PhilosophyPolitical philosophyAristotleDavid Hume







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