Let's get philisophical.
A selection of questions about philosophers and philosophy. 10 Questions.
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What is the literal meaning of the word 'philosophy'?
Love of Wisdom
Which Greek philosopher founded "The Acadamy of Athens" circa 387BC?
"Every man should be his own government, his own law and his own church". Which social and political structure is being described?
What is Rene Descarte's assertion "Cogito ergo sum" translated into English?
I can and I will.
I think therefore I am.
I came, I saw, I conquered.
Sound mind in a healthy body.
Which seventeenth century philosopher stressed the importance to civilisation of "Enlightened self-interest" in his work entitled "Leviathan"?
Whose philosophical ideal of "ubermensh" or "superman" was distorted and used by the Nazis?
Which declaration of Jean Jacques Rousseau became the slogan of the French Revolution?
All for one, one for all.
All men are born free.
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity.
Man the barracades.
What nationality was the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard?
Who painted the picture "The Philosopher's Lamp"?
The "Philosophers Stone" was believed by alchamists to contain the "Elixer of Life" which enabled rejuvanation or even immortality. What other property was it said to have?
Turning base metal into gold.
Turning stones into bread.
Turning water into wine.
Turning wool into silk.
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