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The leading lights of the worlds of psychology, philosophy and sociology. Their pioneering theories, their towering achievements and their fascinating lives are all laid bare in this section.
35 quizzes and 490 trivia questions.
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  Best of the Best  Greek Philosophers Best of the Best: Greek Philosophers top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 03 15
Easier
ponycargirl editor
618 plays
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  Who Should I Call? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I need help! My life is going haywire and I need some expert advice. Who should I call?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, May 16 18
Average
ponycargirl editor
May 16 18
2242 plays
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  Socrates: An Examined Life best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Mar 23 19
Average
ponycargirl editor
Mar 23 19
491 plays
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  A to Z of Philosophers - 'B' top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Feb 03 09
Average
jonnowales
493 plays
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  Putting the Horse Before Descartes best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
René Descartes. Whether you call him a mathematician, a scientist or a philosopher is entirely up to you, but, we can be sure that he was French. So, put the horse before Descartes and see where you can ride off to. Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Sep 15 21
Average
LeoDaVinci editor
Sep 15 21
169 plays
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  Here Are My Thoughts on the Subject popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Mar 12 18
Easier
dcpddc478
Mar 12 18
478 plays
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  Utilitarians and Consequentialists - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Apr 03 11
Average
pollucci19 gold member
427 plays
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  Famous Philosophers - 10 questions - 3 mins
Test your knowledge of the most famous philosophers.
Average, 10 Qns, shusem81, Sep 28 10
Average
shusem81
2870 plays
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  Catchphrases of Philosophers - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the philosopher with their catchphrase or quote.
Average, 10 Qns, nekayah, Jul 18 21
Average
nekayah gold member
Jul 18 21
214 plays
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  Philosophers à la Monty Python popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Oct 14 12
Average
reedy gold member
523 plays
trivia question Quick Question
In his treatise "La Géométrie", René Descartes laid down some groundwork which provided a basis for which type of mathematics?

From Quiz "Putting the Horse Before Descartes"




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  A to Z of Philosophers - 'A' popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Dec 30 08
Tough
jonnowales
465 plays
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  Philosophers From Mexico great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Mexico has produced several important philosophers. Can you name a few? Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, Lpez, Jan 17 15
Tough
Lpez
144 plays
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  Still More about Philosophers - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jan 19 14
Tough
Oblomov
705 plays
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  Philosophers from the Age of Enlightenment - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the concept or phrase with the appropriate 17th or 18th century philosopher. The ten philosophers will be presented in the order of their dates of death.
Average, 10 Qns, chessart, Oct 18 19
Average
chessart gold member
Oct 18 19
213 plays
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  Philosophers Behaving Badly great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The humorous side of some of the world's greatest minds.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ingilby, Jan 14 14
Difficult
ingilby
2124 plays
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  Philosophers In Their Own Words popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Feb 28 11
Tough
unearth
1587 plays
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  Hume or Me? - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you cull the real answer from my cunning deceptions in this true/false quiz? Is it Hume or Me?
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Feb 18 04
Average
uglybird gold member
442 plays
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  Philosophers and Their World - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz about the social and historical context of great philosophers
Average, 10 Qns, wwtbam1, Apr 12 13
Average
wwtbam1
384 plays
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  Philosophers and Their Oddities - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Sep 08 12
Tough
pavr
843 plays
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  English Philosophers - 10 questions - 6 mins
Some interesting trivia regarding English and Scottish fellows...
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 08 11
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
820 plays
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  Mencius and Epicurus - 15 questions - 7 mins
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.
Tough, 15 Qns, woordenboer, Jun 30 03
Tough
woordenboer
330 plays
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  French Philosophers - 10 questions - 9 mins
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, Mar 25 03
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
669 plays
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  Immanuel Kant - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a challenging quiz on Kant's philosophy.
Tough, 10 Qns, gooty5446, Oct 10 04
Tough
gooty5446
1011 plays
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  Background of Confucianism - 5 questions - 4 mins
Here's a pretty easy quiz on the background of the Chinese philosophy/religion of Confucianism.
Tough, 5 Qns, TeamRNL, Mar 28 06
Tough
TeamRNL
430 plays
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  Impossible Famous Philosophers Trivia - 5 questions - 5 mins
Listed are some famous Philosophy movements. Do you know who started these fads?
Impossible, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 25 03
Impossible
thejazzkickazz gold member
1779 plays
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  Philosophers - 5 questions - 5 mins
A short quiz on philosophers.
Very Difficult, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Oct 25 03
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
1500 plays
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