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William Whewell: Quiz

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Question 1: Law of three stages for Whewell's opposition to Auguste Comte's ________
CausalityEmpiricismPositivismEpistemology

Question 2: Quine • Wilhelm Windelband • ________ • William of Ockham • William Whewell • more...
Wilhelm WundtEpistemologyPseudoscienceRelationship between religion and science

Question 3: William Whewell (24 May 1794 – 6 March 1866) was an English polymath, scientist, ________ priest, philosopher, theologian, and historian of science.
Episcopal Church (United States)AnglicanismCatholicismEcumenical council

Question 4: The Gothic buildings known as Whewell's Court in ________
Trinity College, CambridgeMagdalene College, CambridgeSt John's College, CambridgeGonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Question 5: His father, a carpenter, wished him to follow his trade, but his success in mathematics at Lancaster and Heversham grammar schools won him an exhibition (a type of scholarship) at ________ (1812).
Magdalene College, CambridgeSt John's College, CambridgeGonville and Caius College, CambridgeTrinity College, Cambridge

Question 6: Aside from Science, Whewell was also interested in the ________ throughout his life.
History of architectureCritical regionalismRussian architectureOttoman architecture

Question 7: His first work, An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics (1819), cooperated with those of ________ and John Herschel in reforming the Cambridge method of mathematical teaching.
George Biddell AiryArthur CayleyAugustus De MorganGeorge Peacock

Question 8: Parker and son, 1853 (reissued by ________, 2009; ISBN 9781108000185)
Oxford University PressEnglandCambridge University PressAuthorized King James Version

Question 9: ________ • Exegesis • History of religion • Religion • Religious philosophy • Theology • Relationship between religion and science • Religion and politics • Faith and rationality • more...

Question 10: He is best known for his writings on ________, specifically his book, Architectural Notes on German Churches (first published in 1830).
Gothic Revival architectureRenaissance architectureGothic architectureRomanesque architecture







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