This quiz is a project for my History of Philosophy class. It tells you which philosopher suits you best, so after taking the quiz you can read books on or by the philosopher that suits you instead of reading a general...
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What do you think of religion?
It is not born out of need. It is a response to symbol and myth. It gives substance to norm and value.
It is often used as an excuse.
It is primarily a way to keep people small, prevent them from growing.
Everyone has something they believe in unconditionally. This can be called a religion. Examples are the belief in love or science.
I think only our relationship to others, our sense of responsibility can bring us closer to God.
Religion is a way for people to give meaning to their lives. It can never be a reason to hurt others.
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According to Hegel, which of the following is not a property of development?
It is the actualization of a potential from the less rational to the more rational.
Development occurs along a linear progression
Development is neither chaotic, nor random, and has direction
Development implies progression from fallacy to knowledge
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Which of the following does NOT contribute to why Nietzsche believed that the work heretofore done in philosophy had been unable to solve the problem of existence?
Because it is not reality that philosophical theories display, but the philosophers themselves
He is suspicious of the central conceptions of philosophy; in them he senses dishonesty and lack of conscience.
Because philosophy has the “will to power” to create the world in its own image.
Because, as Kant would say, there are no such things as things-in-themselves; a noumenal world does not exist and therefore the question remains unanswered.