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  There are 35 quizzes and 340 trivia questions in this category.
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1
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?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
396 plays
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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!
Tough (10 qns)
jonnowales
435 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?
Average (10 qns)
doublemm
135 plays
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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!
Average (10 qns)
I-Am-A-Car
492 plays
5
Philosophers From Mexico

Mexico has produced several important philosophers. Can you name a few? Good luck!
Difficult (10 qns)
Lpez
108 plays
6
Philosophers Behaving Badly

The humorous side of some of the world's greatest minds.
Difficult (10 qns)
ingilby
2073 plays
7
Best of the Best: Greek Philosophers

Philosophy is defined as the "study of general and fundamental problems", and has been divided into many different areas of inquiry. What do you know about the ancient Greek "lovers of wisdom" who made the first contributions to the field of philosophy?
Easy (10 qns)
ponycargirl
303 plays
8
Here Are My Thoughts on the Subject

Here are ten famous philosophers who have had great influence on mankind. They come from many countries and lived at different times in history. Let's take a look at some of their thoughts.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
381 plays
9
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?
Average (10 qns)
doublemm
192 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.
Tough (10 qns)
unearth
1533 plays
11
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!
Average (10 qns)
I-Am-A-Car
453 plays
12
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.
Average (10 qns)
reedy
435 plays
13
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!
Tough (10 qns)
jonnowales
435 plays
14
If I Was A Philosopher

Ayn Rand--love her? Hate her? It's likely one or the other. Rand began to write and become a philosopher at just eight years old. "Philosophy begins in wonder..." --Plato
Average (10 qns)
Godwit
213 plays
15
Nietzsche, Glad Ta Meetcha!

What do you know about this Fritz?
Average (15 qns)
Athaell
1344 plays
16
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.
Tough (10 qns)
Oblomov
654 plays
17
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.
Average (10 qns)
pollucci19
216 plays
18
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?
Average (10 qns)
uglybird
540 plays
19
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.
Average (10 qns)
colpeakbagger
297 plays
20
Philosophers and Their World

This is a quiz about the social and historical context of great philosophers
Tough (10 qns)
wwtbam1
342 plays
21
Hume or Me?

Can you cull the real answer from my cunning deceptions in this true/false quiz? Is it Hume or Me?
Average (10 qns)
uglybird
414 plays
22
Famous Philosophers

Test your knowledge of the most famous philosophers.
Tough (10 qns)
shusem81
2787 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!
Tough (10 qns)
pavr
810 plays
24
Strolling Through The Kierkegaarden

Test your knowledge of S°ren Aabye Kierkegaard, the father of existentialism.
Tough (10 qns)
napkintosh
516 plays
25
Albert Schweitzer

See how much you know about this famous philospher and humanitarian with this quiz. No trivial knowledge assumed or needed.
Average (10 qns)
GWU_Boy
411 plays
26
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".
Tough (10 qns)
GWU_Boy
294 plays
27
English Philosophers

Some interesting trivia regarding English and Scottish fellows...
Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
783 plays
28
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.
Tough (10 qns)
jstagamtome
456 plays
29
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?
Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
648 plays
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Immanuel Kant

This is a challenging quiz on Kant's philosophy.
Tough (10 qns)
gooty5446
963 plays
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