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Philosophy is the study of fundamental human problems as the nature of existence, the meaning of knowledge, the nature of right and wrong, and the meaning of life. For most philosophers, the answer to that question is not "42".   

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31
'Pataphysics!

So what the heck is 'pataphysics anyway? Take this quiz and find out!
Difficult (10 qns)
qmwne
750 plays
32
Philosophy

Lots of fill in the blanks could make this quite challenging.
Tough (10 qns)
divinity21
2601 plays
33
Philosophy

Don't even try this if you are not up to the challenge- it will eat you alive... MWAHAHAHAHA!!!
Average (10 qns)
highstrung
6618 plays
34
A Postmodern Quiz

This quiz includes postmodern philosophy and other related literature.
Difficult (10 qns)
zarcon411
840 plays
35
Me, You, and Kuhn: Scientific Revolutions

Here's a quiz based on Thomas Kuhn's theory of scientific revolutions (as theorized in his book "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions"). Materials consulted include Kuhn's above-mentioned book, and the "Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy."
Average (10 qns)
Antwell
318 plays
36
Philosophy: Philosophical Terminology

I hope you know your philosophical terms - if you don't, you will not do well on this quiz.
Average (15 qns)
rodricushr
4323 plays
37
Philosophy and Philosophers

Really no idea how easy or difficult this quiz will be. Looking forward to any comments, and to other quizzes on this topic...
Tough (10 qns)
theo
4644 plays
38
Lucretius: On The Nature Of The Universe (Book 1)

This quiz concerns the first book (including the prologue) of Lucretius' 1st c. BC treatise "De Rerum Natura", or "On The Nature Of The Universe". How much do you know about this ancient philosophical text? Translation used: R. Melville (1997).
Average (10 qns)
AlexxSchneider
165 plays
39
The Vegan House Rules

A quick yes/no quiz. Could a strictly vegan person eat or wear these things? (Remember, vegans avoid all animal products.)
Average (10 qns)
LilahDeDah
2214 plays
40
How much do you know about the New Age?

Although not an organized religion or sect, and based in many philosophies and religions old as time, the New Age movement, in all its diversity, has gained a place in our culture. See how much do you know about it.
Difficult (15 qns)
Mysticalman
885 plays
41
Western Philosophies

Match the philosophical concepts to the philosophical school or philospher, from ancient Greek thinkers to modern times.
Average (10 qns)
Unslopogaas
2139 plays
42
A "New Age" Glossary Quiz

"New Age" is a hard concept to categorize. I believe that it is a philosophy and one that I embrace. See if you know these "New Age" definitions! "New Age Encyclopedia" by Belinda Whitworth used for reference.
Average (10 qns)
superferd
1347 plays
43
Rise of Democratic Ideas

Democracy developed over thousands of years. We can thank the Greeks, Romans, Christians, Jews, British and French just to name a few for democratic forms of government. Here are some questions about that development.
Average (10 qns)
cnaron
981 plays
44
Utopian Philosophers

As our world begins to form a 'more perfect union,' and as I studied Utopias last year, here's a fitting quiz. ... Here's a simple true or false quiz over basic Utopian philosophers. Enter false, if any part of the statement is false.
Average (15 qns)
flitwick
1689 plays
45
Survey of Philosophy

Take a quick trip through some of the interesting ideas and people in philosophy.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
5238 plays
46
Philosophy Ideas and People

See what you know about this......
Average (5 qns)
silverjade
3690 plays
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