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The Renaissance can be defined as a great cultural movement that produced what?
artistic transformation/ scientific revolution
Which Renaissance artist that we studied painted a sweeping depiction of the great figures of classical civilization?
Which Enlightenment figure had the greatest influence on how the institutions of modern western culture have developed?
What is an important background to the emphasis on "realism" and "materialism" in nineteenth- century culture?
What word best describes the response of writers and artists to the aftermath of the Great War?
T/F Michelangelo's "The Birth of Adam" is part of the vast ceiling painting in the Sistine Chapel.
T/F Mirandola's interpretation of why God created Adam is basically correct from a biblical perspective
T/F Artists and philosophers during the Italian Renaissance understood clearly that one cannot be both a "Christian" and a "humanist" at the same time.
T/F The greatest works of Renaissance art come from the period of the High Renaissance (1475 to 1525)
T/F In his sculpture of Moses, Michelangelo tried to capture the "dramatic moment" when Moses confronted Pharaoh in Egypt
T/F The Reformation was essentially a distinct movement with little connection to Renaissance culture
T/F The Renaissance in northern Europe was more secular and humanistic that the Renaissance in Italy.
T/F The concept of individuality emerges both in the northern Renaissance and the Italian Renaissance
T/F In England during the Reformation, the break with the Catholic Church was motivated by political reasons
T/F Shakespeare provides a good example of the emergence of the modern concept of the individual in the northern Renaissance
T/F In principle, Martin Luther did not object to the sale of "indulgences" by the Catholic Church
T/F The cultural values of thrift, industry, and hard work are directly relate to the Protestant Reformation
T/F The Scientific Revolution helped bring about a new way of looking at the world in purely material terms
T/F You try three oranges out of a bag of ten and all three are sour. You conclude, therefore, that the rest of the oranges are also sour. You have just reasoned inductively.
T/F The textbook suggests that the seventeenth-century is one of the easier centuries for us to understand and analyze
T/F During the modern age, the "new science" has developed from a method of scientific inquiry into an entire philosophy of life
T/F Voltaire's philosophy is expressed by his most famous quote, namely that "Man is born free"
T/F Modern political liberalism shares its underlying view of man with the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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