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Play Philosophy Topic Mash! - Scores
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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1 Pseudoscience Basics
"Science" isn't so much a thing as a way of thinking. "Pseudoscience" is when people, through ignorance or malice, use a thought process that looks like science, but doesn't have the same rigor. This quiz tells the story of how you make that mistake.
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10 Q
Correspondguy
Oct 11 09
5640 plays
2 It's (Meta)Physics, Stupid!
I once debated with my tutor (a philosophy professor) that physics and philosophy were as different as subjects could be and could not be made to work synergistically. Take this quiz to see why I was wrong. (Please see II sections for discussion).
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10 Q
doublemm
Aug 22 13
1155 plays
3 Using Your Intuition
You just knew you'd be taking this quiz, didn't you? Welcome to the world of intuition.
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Pagiedamon
Feb 14 09
6141 plays
4 Winnie-the-Pooh - Philosophical Genius!
There is more to Winnie-the-Pooh than just a Bear of Very Little Brain! If you have read John Tyerman Williams's fascinating "Pooh and the Philosophers" then this will be a doddle. If not, maybe this will inspire you to read it.
Difficult
10 Q
Elanor
Oct 15 02
2196 plays
5 A Momentary Lapse Of Reason
Alexander is studying for the final exam in his Introduction to Western Philosophy course - but, for every school of thought, there's one thing he just can't get right. Help him fix these lapses and pass the class!
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CellarDoor
Jan 10 12
870 plays
6 Critique of Pure Reason
Immmanuel Kant is perhaps the most important philosopher since Plato. His ideas of the process of thought and cognition truly did begin a "Copernican revolution", which is to be still filtered down us today. Please filter along...
Tough
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Aug 31 02
2871 plays
7 A Hitchhiker's Guide To Epistemology
Imagine what might happen if your friend, Arthur, challenged your belief that you had a co-worker with a Ford Prefect. Better yet, don't imagine it. Play my quiz instead, a quiz certified to be an EPPQ (an Entertaining and Painless Philosophy Quiz).
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uglybird
Feb 29 04
3288 plays
8 SOPHISTication
Throughout history, the philosopher has been both reviled and celebrated, rejected and cherished. In an homage to the love/hate relationship we have with our "lovers of wisdom," here is my very small contribution to a few of those big thinkers.
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10 Q
bassman68
Dec 30 06
3681 plays
9 Logically Speaking
STOP! WAIT! You can do this quiz. You can even enjoy this quiz. A few little logical puzzles, some perfectly innocent terminology and an application that reflects on the character of Plato. Just one little click...
Tough
10 Q
uglybird
Feb 16 04
3804 plays
10 A Journey Through Western Philosophy
A few questions about some better known western philosophers and political scientists. It's pretty basic stuff that you'd probably learn in a high school political science class. Thanks for taking my quiz, please let me know what you think of it.
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10 Q
dudeinc
Nov 27 06
4803 plays
11 Metaphysics of Kant
German philosophy seems so rigid yet so mystical. I am certain Indian and Buddhist philosophy differs not so significantly from Immanuel Kant.
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thejazzkickazz
Aug 11 02
1563 plays
12 Philosophy of Religion
This quiz will cover some of the basics and not so basics of the Philosophy of Religion. It will be considerably harder for those with no prior philosophical knowledge, but all are welcome to play and maybe even learn something! Enjoy!
Difficult
10 Q
I-Am-A-Car
Mar 27 09
1899 plays
13 And Nothing But The Truth
Let's put the truth on the table. Give me the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Truth or dare? This quiz, surprise, surprise, is all about truth and what it really means.
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Creedy
May 21 13
1191 plays
14 Can You Spot the Fallacy?
A quiz about logical fallacies of reasoning that people use in arguments.
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flamingo6684
Jan 31 08
4362 plays
15 Which Philosopher Wrote This?
I'll name a philosopohical work and you tell me who wrote it! All works are given in the form of their English titles (though some translations of titles might be different, I'll give the most widely accepted version).
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I-Am-A-Car
Mar 11 09
2835 plays
16 Non Novum Sub Sole!
There is nothing new under the sun! Many Modern Philosophies are based on ancient ideas. But do you know which ones?
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Emerald88
Mar 25 07
1653 plays
17 The Roots and Seeds of a Vegetarian Life
If you are interested in learning more about vegetarian choices, this quiz is a short enchiridion (guide) to a few of the lifestyle's facts and misconceptions. Have fun!
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10 Q
LilahDeDah
Oct 26 04
1908 plays
18 Match the Quote with the Philosopher
This quiz will allow you to test your knowledge of modern Western philosophers. Read the quote (some English translations of the original) and identify which philosopher penned it. I hope it is interesting, fun, and informative.
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10 Q
johnny_rye
Jun 03 09
1395 plays
19 Global Philosophy
I shall describe the philosophical beliefs of early Greek, Asian, and Roman philosophers...and you dig out the correct figure.
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Nov 21 01
2856 plays
20 Modern Philosophers
These are questions about famous philosophers of the 19th century and 20th centuries.
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lunarmercury
Oct 09 02
3252 plays
21 Philosophy: Greek to the Renaissance
This quiz covers a lot of ground, fasten your seat belt!
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
May 26 01
2496 plays
22 Philosophy Fact File
How much do you know about the basics behind philosophy?
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kizlode
Jan 31 04
4137 plays
23 Basic Heidegger...
...if there is such a thing. Nota bene: the German word Dasein is literally "Being-there". It is our way of being-always already thrown into the world. All passages from "Being and Time" are translated by Macquarrie and Robinson.
Tough
10 Q
gti mug pa
Oct 31 03
951 plays
24 Find the Fallacy: Fallacies of Weak Induction
This quiz features fallacious arguments using claims that are inductively weak! Once you take this quiz, you'll probably see more examples of these fallacies in daily life. :) Enjoy!
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10 Q
natrick
Mar 17 11
732 plays
25 Find the Fallacies: Fallacies of Relevance
This quiz includes examples of fallacies of relevance. Your job is to determine which fallacy is being committed! Hopefully you'll learn something, or at least become better at debate!
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natrick
Mar 15 11
738 plays
26 The Moral Side
I'm taking Religous Education as a GCSE -General Certificate of Secondary Education- and decided to make a quiz to help with revision. It is based on the moral issues side and I hope it will be fun for everyone! :D
Easy
10 Q
oblackhearto
Sep 15 09
885 plays
27 Philosophical Treatises With Long Titles!
Did you ever notice how long some titles were on those old philosophical treatises from the Renaissance period and beyond? Now you'll get a chance to apply that information to a useful cause...trivia!
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thejazzkickazz
Dec 11 01
1209 plays
28 Philosophy
Lots of fill in the blanks could make this quite challenging.
Tough
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divinity21
Nov 01 01
2541 plays
29 'Pataphysics!
So what the heck is 'pataphysics anyway? Take this quiz and find out!
Difficult
10 Q
qmwne
Feb 08 07
717 plays
30 Skepticism 101
Do you know how to think like a skeptic? Here's a quiz on some very basic concepts in skepticism. This quiz is about everyday skepticism, or scientific skepticism, not philosophical skepticism.
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10 Q
MsElaine
Mar 09 10
876 plays
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