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Verification theory: Quiz


Question 1: ________ That meaningful statements should be analytic, verifiable or falsifiable
EmpiricismVerificationismVienna CirclePragmatism

Question 2: ________ A philosophical school espousing verificationism
AristotleLogical positivismNominalismScholasticism

Question 3: ________ The possibility that an assertion may be disproved
EmpiricismFalsifiabilityAristotleScientific method

Question 4: ________ The philosophical study of knowledge and belief

Question 5: ________ (1910-1986) A British logical positivist
Bertrand RussellLudwig WittgensteinAlfred Jules AyerP. F. Strawson

Question 6: Austin • Noam Chomsky • Hans-Georg Gadamer • Saul Kripke • ________ • Donald Davidson • Paul Grice • Gilbert Ryle • P.

Question 7: ________ (1882-1936) The German founding faather of logical positivism
Rudolf CarnapLogical positivismMoritz SchlickVienna Circle

Question 8: ________ The group around Moritz Schlick at Vienna University from 1922
EmpiricismReductionismVienna CircleWillard Van Orman Quine

Question 9: The verification theory (of meaning) is a philosophical theory proposed by the logical positivists of the ________.
EmpiricismReductionismWillard Van Orman QuineVienna Circle

Question 10: A simplified form of the theory states that a ________'s meaning is determined by the method through which it is empirically verified.
PropositionAristotleBertrand RussellNominalism


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