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Which Philosopher Quiz

Which philosopher said and wrote what and when? ADDucation’s which philosophers quiz takes 10 random questions based on our lists of famous philosophers.

If you've read Das Kapital and know your Voltaire from your Rousseau this could be the quiz for you.
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1. Which philosopher was tried for heresy believing “The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics”?
2. Who wrote “If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him”?
3. Who was considered Martin Luther's successor, permitted no arts apart from music without instruments, and had nearly 60 dissenters against his pious Christian beliefs executed?
4. In which year did Karl Marx write his most famous work “Das Kapital”?
5. Who translated the New Testament from Latin in just 11 weeks in 1522?
6. Which famous philosopher claimed that the seeking of pleasure and the avoidance of pain were at the center of human morality and that they governed all our actions?
7. When did Confucius live?
8. Anselm of Canterbury was a leading proponent of the ontological proof of God and famous for the quote “Credo ut intelligam”. What does it mean?
9. Who wrote “The Critique of Pure Reason”?
10. Who famously advised state leaders on cunning and deceit?

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