The Story of Philosophy Quiz

Will Durant
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Considering the meaning of an idea through consequences of the action to which it leads, what does James call truth? (from Contemporary American Philosophers)

2.

How does Schopenhauer say people rationalize the things they acquire? (from Schopenhauer)

3.

In what work does Voltaire discuss the morals and spirit of the nations from Charlemagne to Louis XIII? (from Voltaire and the French Enlightenment)

4.

How is Nietzsche found after he suffers a fit of apoplexy? (from Friedrich Nietzsche)

5.

What is something Voltaire is noted for with his critics? (from Voltaire and the French Enlightenment)

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