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  1. Analytical method of reasoning that asks a progression of questions in pursuit of the truth
    Socratic Method
  2. asserts that existence is the only certainty and belief in God is something we must choose
    Religious Existentialism
  3. philosophical position that all processes, phenomena, and objects/beings can be explained as manifestations or results of matter
    materialism
  4. christian theological concept that the course of one's life, including all the choices one will make is already completely determined by an all-powerful, all-knowing God
    predestination
  5. Purging of a spectator's strong emotions thru experiencing tragedy
    catharsis
  6. Object produced or shaped by human craft, typically of cultural or historical interest
    Artifact
  7. Daoist concept of following one's true nature and living such that one's deeds are natural, effortless, and moral
    wu wei
  8. Musical interaction in which an idea is stated byone voice or instrument and responded to or echoed by others
    Call and Response
  9. Hindu concept of state of eternal bliss that marks freedom from life's pain and stress
    Moksha
  10. Religious emphasis on the necessity of constant work in a person's life as an expression of moral virtue
    Protestant work ethic
  11. philosophical position that one cannot know for certain whether God exists or not
    Agnosticism
  12. Belief in one god or almighty deity; religion based on one supreme god
    Monotheism
  13. A picture, description, or imitation of a subject where certain characteristics are exaggerated to create a comic or grotesque effect
    Caricature
  14. asserts that existence is the only certainty and God cannot be proved
    Secular Existentialism
  15. Appearance of truth or reality in theater
    verisimilitude
  16. Philosophical position denying the existence of God
    Atheism
  17. Belief in multiple gods; religion based on more than one god
    Polytheism
  18. Position or perspective from which something is viewed or related
    Point of View
  19. Kierkegaard's notion that belief in God requires us to a commit to something that is not absolutely and conclusively proven
    Leap of Faith
  20. Buddhist term for the state of bliss offering total peace and freedom from life's pain
    Nirvana
  21. Analytical, rational, objective reaction
    Apollonian Response

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