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Philosopher Quizzes & Trivia

Cogito ergo sum. Prepare for quizzes that will challenge everything you know about the world. The way in which you perceive everything and your most basic feelings will all be questioned.

Your understanding of the world will be shaken and everything you took for granted until now might be removed. Let us see some of the sample questions before we proceed with our philosopher trivia. What was the name of the Greek thinker to which the introduction of the term philosophy is attributed?

According to a 1993 study, what percentage of people with a Ph. D in philosophy was employed in educational institutions? What was the name of the philosopher whose work Critique of Pure Reason aimed to explain the relationship between reason and human experience? Remember that the only true wisdom is knowing that you know nothing.
 
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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?

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    Kaladi the birth place of Adi Shankara is located in

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    According to Hegel, which of the following is not a property of development?

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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?

Select the correct answers and uncover the story of Lismore's most famous scientist.

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    Where was Robert Boyle born?
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Philosopher Questions & Answers


Why is "Atlas Shrugged" her most popular books?
Yet few novels have had an impact as enduring as Atlas Shrugged, a dystopian allegory in which captains of industry struggle against stifling regulations and an over-reaching government and one by one close down production, bringing the world economy
What duty do I have whenever I a) participate in a practice and b) acknowledge the rules of that practice to be fair?
When any number of persons engage in a practice, or conduct a joint undertaking according to rules, and thus restrict their liberty, those who have submitted to these restrictions when required have the right to a similar acquiescence on the part of
Why does Rawls claim that his conjectural story about the situation in which justice is an issue involves no general theory of human motivations?
I do not want, therefore, to be interpreted as assuming a general theory of human motivation: when i suppose that the parties are mutually self-interested, and are not willing to have their (substantial) interests sacrificed to others, i am referring
Why, according to Rawls, must both slave and slaveholder be supposed to agree that slavery is unjust?
Now the conception of justice as fairness, when applied to the practice of slavery with its offices of slaveholder and slave, would not allow one to consider the advantages of the slaveholder in the first place. as that office is not in accordance wi