Intro to Philosophy: Types of Society Quiz

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What type of society is small in scale and bound to their spatial and temporal range of relations?

Tribal society

During the feudal society, who granted land and provided protection to lesser nobles known as vassals?

Kings and lords

What type of society involves advanced technology to drive a massive production industry?

Industrial society

What is the objective of an industrial economy?

Fast and efficient manufacturing of standardized products

What type of society is marked by a progress from a manufacturing-based to a service-based economy?

Post-industrial society

What does a digital society rely on?

Modern technology and information

What are the essential qualities of acts of man?

Done without knowledge, without consent, involuntary

Name the five stages of the grief cycle.

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance

Define death as mentioned in the text.

The end of bodily functions, signaling the end of a person’s life, and the separation of body and soul.

What is suffering according to the text?

Enduring unpleasantness, discomfort, and pain, which can be experienced physically or mentally.

Explain alienation as described in the text.

It refers to a state when a person ceases to view others as distinct and authentic persons, but rather as mere objects or means to satisfy personal interests or desires.

What is one of the structures of care that humanity flees from, according to the text?

Disclosure of anxiety to lose oneself in the absorption with the instrumental world

Explain Marcel’s Phenomenological Method as mentioned in the text.

It looks at the world or any object as a problem, detached from the self and fragment.

What does contemplation of the mind mean for Marcel?

The mind in communion with universal and external ideas.

What does Aristotle believe constitutes change in life?

Actuality and potentiality

Who initiated the reformation by posting 95 theses to the door of the church at Wittenberg?

Martin Luther

Which type of society is characterized by the establishment of a community based on knowledge, information, and service?

Digital society

In which type of society does the replacement of manual laborers with technical and professional workers mark a shift in the economy?

Post-industrial society

Which type of society is characterized by the lack of effective centralized government, leading to kings and lords granting land and protection to lesser nobles known as vassals?

Feudal society

Which type of society is small in scale and bound to a specific spatial and temporal range of relations in terms of society, law, and politics?

Tribal society

What type of society involves advanced technology to drive a massive production industry, combining machine work and human employees?

Industrial society

What is the objective of an industrial economy?

Fast and efficient manufacturing of standardized products

What is the primary characteristic of 'acts of man'?

Actions shared by humans and other animals

In the five stages of the grief cycle, which stage involves the dying person initially expressing disbelief about their situation?

Denial

What is an essential quality of 'acts of man'?

Involuntary

What is the last emotional stage of grief, as described in the text?

Acceptance

What constitutes change in life according to Aristotle?

Actuality

What does alienation refer to, as described in the text?

A state when a person ceases to view others as distinct and authentic persons

What is suffering?

Patiently enduring unpleasantness, discomfort, and pain

This quiz covers the different types of society, including tribal society, feudal society, and industrial society. It explores their characteristics, structures, and historical contexts.

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