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?

A quiz on Adi Shankaracharya

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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?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Francophone Genevan philosopher, writer and composer of the 18th century. Most of his work has shaped many things in the world today. If you have knowledge about him, test it out in this quiz.

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    Rousseau believed that women were capable of taking care of themselves.

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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?

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