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Famous Philosophers Quiz

This famous philosophers quiz includes 10 random questions based on our list of famous philosophers.

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1. Whose work wrote of a “superman” which was subsequently misused by the Nazis for their purposes?
2. Together with Adorno, Habermas and Horkheimer, Ernst Bloch was one of the main representatives of the which school?
3. Who said “Knowledge is power” and wrote the utopian “New Atlantis”?
4. Which philosopher was a teacher of Alexander the Great?
5. Descartes wrote “Cogito, ergo sum” in his famous book “Principles of Philosophy”. In which year?
6. Which book did Thomas More write before being convicted and beheaded by Henry VIII?
7. Which famous philosopher is said to have lived in a barrel?
8. Who proposed 5 proofs using reason to prove the existence of God and the immortality of the soul in the 13th century?
9. William of Occam is famous for his concept “Occam’s razor”. What word best describes the concept?
10. Who wrote the Divine Comedy from 1307?

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