The Story of Philosophy Quiz

Will Durant
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Who in Voltaire's life is the young wife of a French Marquis who is away with his regiment? (from Voltaire and the French Enlightenment)

2.

Without what does Kant say sensations cannot become perceptions? (from Immanuel Kant and German Idealism)

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

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