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Philosophy

3.6
(79 votes)
12 questions
English
Hard
1

Who created the term "utopia"?

Thomas More

Denis Diderot

Jean-Jaques Rousseau

John Stuart Mill

Hard  31% got this right

2

Who was Socrates in relation to Plato?

Plato's teacher

Plato's opponent

Plato's pupil

Plato's uncle

50% got this right

3

Which term is defined as "the view that all knowledge comes from experience"?

Empiricism

Historicism

Idealism

Rationalism

Hard  32% got this right

Empiricism is a theory that states that knowledge comes only or primarily from sensory experience.
4

Who said, “Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent”?

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Immanuel Kant

Karl Marx

Socrates

Hard  18% got this right

Ludwig Wittgenstein is considered by some to be the greatest philosopher of the 20th century.
5

What is the study of the structures of consciousness called?

Phenomenology

Aesthetics

Ethics

Metaphysics

Hard  26% got this right

Phenomenology is the study of structures of consciousness as experienced from the first-person point of view.
6

When was the "Age of Enlightenment"?

18th century

15th century

16th century

20th century

39% got this right

7

What is the theory of knowledge called?

Epistomology

Existentialism

Logic

Metaphysics

Hard  28% got this right

8

What is ontology?

The philosophical study of being

The philosophical study of beauty

The philosophical study of knowledge

The philosophical study of nature

40% got this right

9

Who is the author of the Socratic dialogues?

Plato

Aristotle

Epicurus

Socrates

Hard  29% got this right

10

Who is credited for the quote "Cogito, ergo sum" (I think therefore I am)?

René Descartes

Immanuel Kant

John Locke

Thomas Hobbes

53% got this right

11

Who stated that we live "in the best of all possible worlds"?

Gottfried Leibnitz

Blaise Pascal

John Locke

Thomas More

Hard  26% got this right

12

How did the French philosopher Albert Camus die?

Car accident

Cancer

Plane crash

Suicide

Hard  13% got this right