How Well Do You Know Modern Philosophy?

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How Well Do You Know Modern Philosophy?

Evolved during the modern era, modern philosophy has been associated with modernity, but it is not modernity. Said to begin in the 17th century, it still has not been clear if modern philosophy indeed and actually ended in the 20th century.


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  • 1. 
    Modern philosophy got its start in Western Europe during the...
    • A. 

      20th century

    • B. 

      15th century

    • C. 

      17th century

    • D. 

      12th century

  • 2. 
    A prominent theorist of Modern Philosophy is...
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Sir Francis Bacon

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

    • D. 

      Indra Beetle

  • 3. 
    A piece of technical terminology in philosophy that refers to a specific period in the history of Western philosophy is...
    • A. 

      Old philosophy

    • B. 

      Philosophical theory

    • C. 

      Contemporary philosophy

    • D. 

      New philosophy

  • 4. 
    Most historians see the Modern Philosophy period as beginning with the 1641 publication of Rene Descartes titled...
    • A. 

      The Beginning

    • B. 

      Meditations on First Philosophy

    • C. 

      Philosophy Theory

    • D. 

      Meditations

  • 5. 
    Modern philosophy ended in which century?
    • A. 

      20th

    • B. 

      19th

    • C. 

      17th

    • D. 

      18th

  • 6. 
    Rationalists argued that all knowledge must begin from certain innate ideas in the...
    • A. 

      Mind

    • B. 

      Soul

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Body

  • 7. 
     Empiricists held that knowledge must begin with...
    • A. 

      Acquisition

    • B. 

      Ability

    • C. 

      Sensory experience

    • D. 

      Soulfulness

  • 8. 
    A major rationalist of the 17th century is...
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Baruch Spinoza

  • 9. 
    A major figure of Empiricism is...
    • A. 

      Wil Leo

    • B. 

      Shakespeare

    • C. 

      John Locke

    • D. 

      Gottfried Leo

  • 10. 
    Who said "The real is rational; the rational is real."?
    • A. 

      Friedrich Hegel

    • B. 

      Thomass Hobbes

    • C. 

      Ytes Friedrich

    • D. 

      Leo Gitt