Have You Read The Book Being And Time?

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Have You Read The Book Being And Time? - Quiz

Do you know the book Being and Time? If you do, we're curious how well you can answer these 'easy' questions.


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  • 1. 

    What did Martin Heidegger hope to accomplish with the book?

    • A.

      Create a theory of humanity and inanimate things

    • B.

      Interpret the meaning of existence

    • C.

      Change the presence of emotions

    • D.

      Investigate the first beings in time

    Correct Answer
    B. Interpret the meaning of existence
    Explanation
    Martin Heidegger hoped to accomplish the interpretation of the meaning of existence with his book. Heidegger was a philosopher who focused on the concept of being and the nature of existence. In his work, he explored the fundamental questions about human existence and the nature of reality. By interpreting the meaning of existence, Heidegger aimed to provide insights into the nature of being and the purpose of human life. His book sought to delve into the depths of existential questions and offer a philosophical understanding of existence.

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  • 2. 

    The book Being and Time is divided into two major parts?

    • A.

      Change and humanity

    • B.

      Existence and Time

    • C.

      Reality and Time

    • D.

      Future and past times

    Correct Answer
    B. Existence and Time
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Existence and Time." The book "Being and Time" by Martin Heidegger is divided into two major parts: the first part explores the concept of existence and its relationship to time, while the second part delves deeper into the nature of time itself. Heidegger's work focuses on the fundamental question of what it means to be and how our understanding of time shapes our existence.

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  • 3. 

    When was the book published?

    • A.

      1927

    • B.

      1938

    • C.

      1929

    • D.

      1926

    Correct Answer
    A. 1927
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1927.

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  • 4. 

    In which language was the book first written?

    • A.

      English

    • B.

      Danish

    • C.

      German

    • D.

      Dutch

    Correct Answer
    C. German
    Explanation
    The book was first written in German.

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  • 5. 

    What made writing the book possible?

    • A.

      His wife

    • B.

      Theory of Reasoning behind being

    • C.

      Law of Time and Rule

    • D.

      The work called Logical Investigations

    Correct Answer
    D. The work called Logical Investigations
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The work called Logical Investigations". This suggests that the book was made possible by the existence of the work called Logical Investigations. This work may have provided the necessary information, research, or inspiration for the author to write the book. The other options mentioned, such as his wife, Theory of Reasoning behind being, and Law of Time and Rule, do not seem to be directly related to the possibility of writing the book.

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  • 6. 

    Which word means existence in the following?

    • A.

      Dasein

    • B.

      Fremdschämen

    • C.

      Danke

    • D.

      Tschüs

    Correct Answer
    A. Dasein
    Explanation
    Dasein is a German word that means "existence" or "being there." It is a concept used in existentialist philosophy to describe the unique experience of human existence. Dasein refers to the idea that humans are not just passive beings, but actively engage with the world and create their own existence through their choices and actions. It emphasizes the importance of individuality, freedom, and responsibility in shaping one's own existence.

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  • 7. 

    What's the book based on?

    • A.

      Culture

    • B.

      Philosophy

    • C.

      Language

    • D.

      Politics

    Correct Answer
    A. Culture
    Explanation
    The book is based on culture because it explores and discusses various aspects of a specific culture, such as its traditions, beliefs, values, and customs. It may provide insights into the history, art, literature, music, and social practices of a particular culture, helping readers understand and appreciate its unique characteristics. The book may delve into the cultural influences on individuals, societies, and even global interactions. By focusing on culture, the book aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of a specific cultural context and its impact on various aspects of human life.

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  • 8. 

    Who translated the book to English in 1996?

    • A.

      Martin Heidegger

    • B.

      John Macquarrie

    • C.

      Joan Stambaugh

    • D.

      Edward Robinson

    Correct Answer
    C. Joan Stambaugh
    Explanation
    Joan Stambaugh is the correct answer because she translated the book to English in 1996.

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  • 9. 

    The translated copy of Being and Time in 1962 was published by who?

    • A.

      SCM Press

    • B.

      State University of New York Press

    • C.

      Martin Inc

    • D.

      Harper Perennial Modern Thought

    Correct Answer
    A. SCM Press
    Explanation
    The translated copy of Being and Time in 1962 was published by SCM Press.

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  • 10. 

    Martin Heidegger was a citizen of which country?

    • A.

      Belgium

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Finland

    Correct Answer
    B. Germany
    Explanation
    Martin Heidegger was a citizen of Germany. Heidegger was a prominent German philosopher who is widely considered one of the most influential figures in 20th-century philosophy. He is best known for his work on existentialism and phenomenology, and is associated with the philosophical movement known as "Being and Time." Heidegger's ideas had a significant impact on philosophy, particularly in Germany, and his work continues to be studied and debated by scholars around the world.

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