Arguments against religion from philosophy

This is a quiz to test your knowledge on philosophical challenges to god and to religion. Good luck...

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1. What is pragmatism?

  • The idea that truth is life-enhancing and falsehood is life-diminishing.
  • None of the above.
  • The idea that if you cannot see it then it isn't there.
  • The idea that truth is life-diminishing and falsehood is life-enhancing
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2. What is coherence theory?

  • Asking someone who would know if a statement is real.
  • Checking if a statement is real by seeing if it corresponds with a fact or event.
  • Evaluates the truth of a statement by comparing it to already proven truths in order to validate the statement.
  • Trying to see if something is coherant.

3. Who wrote the principles of testimony and credulity?

  • Bert Einflute.
  • Richard Swinburne.
  • Dick Burnwind.
  • Rikard Swineflu.

4. What is the principle of testimony?

  • That we should not believe anything.
  • That we should believe people until they are proved wrong.
  • That we should believe no one until they are proved right.
  • Don't believe anything until it is proved wrong.

5. What is correspondence theory?

  • Asking someone who would know if a statement is real.
  • Trying to see if something is coherant.
  • Checking if a statement is real by seeing if it corresponds with a fact or event.
  • Evaluates the truth of a statement by comparing it to already proven truths in order to validate the statement

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