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Willard Van Orman Quine: Quiz


Question 1: While teaching an introductory course in 1940, Quine discovered that extant texts for philosophy students did not do justice to quantification theory or ________.
First-order logicModel theoryMathematical logicAlfred Tarski

Question 2:

Question 3:
When did Willard Van Orman Quine die?

Question 4:
How is Willard Van Orman Quine described?
American philosopher
German psychiatrist and philosopher
author, lecturer and philosopher
Scottish judge, scholar of language evolution and philosopher

Question 5:
What philosophical school did Willard Van Orman Quine belong to?

Question 6: Like other analytic philosophers before him, Quine accepted the ________ of "analytic" as "true in virtue of meaning alone".
DefinitionBertrand RussellAristotleLudwig Wittgenstein

Question 7:
Who of the following did Willard Van Orman Quine influence?
Rorty Gianni Vattimo Ricoeur Habermas, Giddens
David A. Hargrave, China Miu00E9ville, Hiroyuki Morioka, Mike Chinn,
David Kaplan Richard Rorty
David Gale

Question 8: Quine's ontological relativism (evident in the passage above) led him to agree with ________ that for any collection of empirical evidence, there would always be many theories able to account for it.
Relationship between religion and scienceIsaac NewtonScientific methodPierre Duhem

Question 9:
How many students does Willard Van Orman Quine have?

Question 10: All three set theories admit a universal class, but since they are free of any ________ of types, they have no need for a distinct universal class at each type level.
Organizational hierarchyHierarchyBiological organisationHuman


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