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Monday, October 28, 2013

Highlanders 10 questions

Which philosopher believed that anything that ceases being observed ceases to exist?
(Answer: George Berkely)

Voltaire's famous book was? (Answer: Candide)

Which philosopher believed that God is the world? (Answer: Baruch Spinoza)

What philosopher invented the literary form known as the essay? (Answer: Michel De Montaigne)

What philosopher questioned if everything you know is reality or just a dream? (Answer: Descartes)

Which "Modern" American Philosopher revived pragmatism in American philosophy? (Answer: Rorty)

Who wrote 'Anarchy, State, and Utopia (1974)', and taught philosophy at Harvard University? (Answer: Nozick)

Which philosopher was occasionally cited as the father of "the institutional theory of art?" (Answer: Danto)

George Berkley was seen as a idealist and an _____because he denied that physical things exist. (Answer: immaterialist)

Which philosopher is famous for his "wager" approach to religion and faith? (Answer: Pascal)

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