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Existentialism

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Existentialism's most important goal is to ____.
transcend nihilism
Existentialism is a full-fledged worldview. T,F
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Existentialism is an answer to nihilism. T,F
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Atheistic existentialism is a parasite on _______.
naturalism
Atheistic existentialism affirms all the worldview propositions of naturalism? T,F
F
Which of the following is a major interest in existentialism?
Our Humanity
Which of the following words best describes what is part of the subjective world?
awareness
Which of the following words best describes the what is a part of the subjective world?
Freedom
Which of the following words bests describes what is a part of the objective world?
Law
Which of the following words bests describes what is a part of the objective world?
Time
Science and logic have no say in the realm of the subjective world? T,F
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A person who is an existentialist favors the objective over the subjective world. T,F
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For existentialists, in which realm of reality do humans obtain significance?
Subjective
What best explains, "existence precedes essence"?
People make themselves who they are
Historical christianity affirms that essence precedes existence. T,F
T
In existentialism the objective world is absurd, so each person must ____.
Revolt and create value
In existentialism, a good action is the _______.
Consciously chosen action
Sartre would say that evil is ______?
Passivity
Placing the locus of morality in each individual's subjectivity leads to the inability to distinguish ________?
Moral and immoral acts
God is dead ______?
Everything is permitted
If God is dead _________.
Ethics is impossible
Author of The Plague
Camus
Philosopher associated with theistic existentialism
Kierkegaard
Philosopher who wrote against dead orthordoxy
Kierkegaard
Which of the following characterizes dead orthodoxy?
Good theology without the balance of a life lived for God.
Theistic existentialism has man as its starting point. T,F
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Traditional theists are not comfortable with some of the tendencies in theistic existentialism. T,F
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In theistic existentialism, truth is often _________.
Paradoxical
In theistic existentialism, truth is found in the ____ realm.
Subjective
A paradox is a set of truths that seem to contradict. T,F
t
Paradox is used in many places in the Bible. T,F
t
It's wrong to see a paradox as a violation of the law of non-contradiction. T,F
t
We can have substantial truth but not exhaustive truth. T,F
t
In theistic existentialism history as a record of events is _______.
Unimportant
In theistic existentialism it doesn't matter if you believe in the historical facticity of the resurrection. T,F
t
Theistic existentialism sees the fall as a myth, not an actual event in history. T,F
t
Which of the following theologians didn't believe in the resurrection?
Bultmann
It is in the area of doctrine and scripture that traditional theists find fault with their existential counterparts. T,F
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Some existentialists believe that miracles are not possible. T,F
t
Theistic existentialists believe that the Bible is historically trustworthy. T,F
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Biblical author who, in a way, wrote about dead orthodoxy.
James
The view that only the self exists or can be proven to exists.
Solipsism