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Philosopher's Philosophies

An overview of philosophers and their ideas 8 Questions.

 
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1

Who introduced the concept of the categorical imperative in 'Groundwork for the Metphysics of Morals'?

  • Bishop George Berkeley
  • Immanuel Kant
  • Arthur Schopenhauer

2

Order the versions of the ontological argument from the earliest to the most recent.

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  • Alvin Plantinga
  • Anselm of Canterbury
  • Norman Malcolm
  • Rene Descartes

3

Which of these analogies was not one of Plato's?

  • The analogy of the divided line
  • The analogy of the cave
  • The analogy of the stars

4

The bundle theory...?

  • Criticises the teleological argument, saying the Universe is bundled together
  • The ontological theory in which objects consist only of a bundle of properties
  • Has quite obviously just been made up as a joke!

5

What is the usual English translation of Hegel's idea of Aufheben?

  • Sublation
  • Dialectic
  • Absolute Idealism

6

Match the ethical theory with its contributor.

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Left

  • Act Utilitarianism
  • Situation Ethics
  • Natural Law Theory
  • 'Rule' Utilitarianism

Right

  • Jeremy Bentham
  • John Stuart Mill
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • Joseph Fletcher

7

Who proposed the idea of elan vital in their work 'Creative Evolution'?

  • Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Simone de Beauvoir
  • Henri Bergson

8

Soren Aabye Kierkegaard is regarded as the father of which philosophical movement?

  • Existentialism
  • Logicism
  • Empiricism

 

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