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1 Immanuel Kant, Can He Not?
He was a 5 ft tall hypochondriac whose daily routine you could set your watch by. But what else do you know about the brilliant Immanuel Kant?
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10 Q
doublemm
Sep 12 13
138 plays
2 Socrates: An Examined Life
Socrates once said, "An unexamined life is not worth living". What do you know about the life of one of the greatest thinkers the world has ever known?
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10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 12 13
297 plays
3 John Stuart Mill - A Man Ahead of His Time
John Stuart Mill was a 19th century English philosopher who held many opinions which were radical and forward-thinking. How much do you know about his life and works?
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doublemm
Sep 14 13
108 plays
4 A to Z of Philosophers - 'B'
Second quiz in the series of the lives of philosophers - alphabetically of course. Next up the letter 'B' and Francis Bacon, Jeremy Bentham and Boethius. Enjoy!
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jonnowales
Feb 03 09
372 plays
5 Jean-Paul Sartre: Life and Works
This quiz will briefly cover the hugely influential philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre, from his personal life to his famous works. Hopefully you will learn a thing or two!
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I-Am-A-Car
Mar 31 09
447 plays
6 Philosophers Ó la Monty Python
From the film "The Meaning of Life", to the "Philosophers' Football Match" sketch and the "Bruces' Philosophers Song" sung by the Bruces at the University of Woolloomooloo, Monty Python's view of the world of philosophy was unique, to say the least.
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10 Q
reedy
Oct 14 12
369 plays
7 Philosophers Behaving Badly
The humorous side of some of the world's greatest minds.
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10 Q
ingilby
Aug 22 02
2031 plays
8 RenÚ Descartes: Life and Works
This quiz will briefly cover the hugely influential philosopher, RenÚ Descartes, from his personal life to his famous works. Hopefully you will learn a thing or two!
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10 Q
I-Am-A-Car
May 15 09
408 plays
9 A to Z of Philosophers - 'A'
This is the first in a series of quizzes that looks at the lives and beliefs of a plethora of philosophers. First up the letter 'A' and St Anselm, St Thomas Aquinas and Aristotle. Enjoy!
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10 Q
jonnowales
Dec 28 08
405 plays
10 Philosophers In Their Own Words
In lieu of proper questions, I have provided three quotes from each philosopher which reveal the character of their unique ideologies.
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10 Q
unearth
May 29 04
1491 plays
11 Utilitarians and Consequentialists
As a race, what actions should we take and what should the consequences of those actions be? This quiz explores the views of some of the most renowned consequentialists over time.
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10 Q
pollucci19
Apr 02 11
189 plays
12 The Revolutionary Jean Jacques Rousseau
Brilliant, candid and at times supremely hypocritical Rousseau influenced a wide range of leaders and their policies, from Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Stalin. How well do you remember his life and writings?
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10 Q
uglybird
Jan 31 04
513 plays
13 Nietzsche, Glad Ta Meetcha!
What do you know about this Fritz?
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15 Q
Athaell
May 26 02
1296 plays
14 Still More about Philosophers
This quiz is dedicated to my comrade-in-arms in the trade Ingilby, hoping he will gather as few points with this quiz as I did with his quizzes, but fearing the contrary.
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10 Q
Oblomov
Jul 28 03
627 plays
15 On Your Marx
I can't belive there are no quizzes on Karl Marx. Whether you agree with his ideas or not he was one of the most influential 19th century philosophers. Let me correct this oversight with this quiz on his life.
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10 Q
colpeakbagger
Jun 13 11
267 plays
16 Philosophers and Their World
This is a quiz about the social and historical context of great philosophers
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wwtbam1
Apr 12 13
306 plays
17 Hume or Me?
Can you cull the real answer from my cunning deceptions in this true/false quiz? Is it Hume or Me?
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10 Q
uglybird
Feb 18 04
396 plays
18 English Philosophers
Some interesting trivia regarding English and Scottish fellows...
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thejazzkickazz
Jul 30 02
750 plays
19 The Life of Voltaire
As a leader of the Enlightenment, Voltaire's influence persists today. See how well you know this courageous and sagacious writer, philosopher, and champion of social justice.
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10 Q
jstagamtome
May 28 04
429 plays
20 Strolling Through The Kierkegaarden
Test your knowledge of S°ren Aabye Kierkegaard, the father of existentialism.
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10 Q
napkintosh
Jun 16 02
492 plays
21 Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot was one of the most important philosophers during his lifetime. See how much you know about this man, nicknamed, "Le Philosophe".
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10 Q
GWU_Boy
Dec 11 02
273 plays
22 Famous Philosophers
Test your knowledge of the most famous philosophers.
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shusem81
May 29 03
2742 plays
23 Philosophers and Their Oddities
Thought that it might be fun to look at what some famous historical figures got up to in their spare time. Hope you have fun!
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pavr
Jan 24 03
783 plays
24 Albert Schweitzer
See how much you know about this famous philospher and humanitarian with this quiz. No trivial knowledge assumed or needed.
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10 Q
GWU_Boy
Dec 08 02
384 plays
25 Immanuel Kant
This is a challenging quiz on Kant's philosophy.
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gooty5446
Apr 12 00
945 plays
26 French Philosophers
French philosophy is perhaps not as systematic as German or English philosophy, but is no less intriguing. I think St. Simon and Voltaire are my favorite philosophers from France...what about yourself?
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thejazzkickazz
Aug 03 02
525 plays
27 Background of Confucianism
Here's a pretty easy quiz on the background of the Chinese philosophy/religion of Confucianism.
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TeamRNL
Dec 12 02
381 plays
28 Mencius and Epicurus
The Greek philosopher Epicurus (341-270) and the Chinese philosopher Mencius (371?-289?) were contemporaries, but lived too far apart to know each other. But if they would have met, they would have agreed on many issues.
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15 Q
woordenboer
Jun 30 03
282 plays
29 Famous Philosophers
Listed are some famous Philosophy movements. Do you know who started these fads?
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5 Q
thejazzkickazz
Sep 10 00
1707 plays
30 Philosophers
A short quiz on philosophers.
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thejazzkickazz
Sep 02 00
1428 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* In what year was Immanuel Kant born?
* Kant's three major critiques are titled 'Critique of ...':
* Kant espouses a kind of idealism in his critical philosophy. What kind of idealism does he call it?
* Kant is famous for what distinction in analytic philosophy?
* In Kant's moral philosophy, what does he consider to be the only thing that is good without exception?


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