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Xenocrates: Quiz


Question 1: As a sublunary daemonical power (as Hera, Poseidon, ________), it dwells in the elements, and these daemonical natures, midway between gods and men, are related to them as the isosceles triangle is to the equilateral and the scalene.
AthenaApolloDemeterGreek mythology

Question 2: In his writings, which were numerous, he seems to have covered nearly the whole of the Academic program; but metaphysics and ________ were the subjects which principally engaged his thoughts.

Question 3: ________, in his Metaphysics,[45] recognized amongst contemporary Platonists three principal views concerning the ideal numbers, and their relation to the ideas and to mathematical numbers:
AristotleBertrand RussellEmpiricismWillard Van Orman Quine

Question 4: Besides Polemon, the statesman Phocion, Chaeron (tyrant of Pellene), the academic Crantor, the Stoic Zeno and ________ are said to have frequented his lectures.

Question 5: On three occasions he was member of an Athenian legation, once to Philip, twice to ________.

Question 6: He distinguished three forms of being, the sensible, the intelligible, and a third compounded of the two, to which correspond respectively, sense, ________ and opinion.
Artificial intelligenceIntelligenceBehaviorismCognition

Question 7: The divine power of the world-soul is then again represented, in the different spheres of the universe, as infusing soul into the planets, Sun, and ________, - in a purer form, in the shape of Olympic gods.
Ganymede (moon)Io (moon)Mercury (planet)Moon

Question 8: 396/5 – 314/3 BCE[1]) of ________ was a Greek philosopher, mathematician, and leader (scholarch) of the Platonic Academy from 339/8 to 314/3 BCE.
ChalcedonIstanbulConstantinopleEast–West Schism

Question 9: In like manner, with the more general ________ treatises On Happiness (περὶ εὐδαιμονίας β΄),[22] and On Virtue (περὶ ἀρετῆς)[22] there were connected separate books on individual Virtues, on the Voluntary, etc.

Question 10: His teachings followed those of ________'s, which he attempted to define more closely, often with mathematical elements.
Bertrand RussellPlatoImmanuel KantAristotle


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