The Story of Philosophy Quiz

Will Durant
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What does Spencer comment on long before Darwin's theory of natural selection becomes popular by the end of the 1800s? (from Herbert Spencer)

2.

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

3.

What effect does Immanuel Kant's work have when it is published in 1781? (from Immanuel Kant and German Idealism)

4.

What defines Spencer as a man who considers philosophy a generalization of all science? (from Herbert Spencer)

5.

What does Bertram Russell's Mysticism and Logic refute? (from Contemporary European Philosophers)

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