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  • What was the name of the school of thought that provided the bridge between Greek philosophy and early Christian philosophy?
    Neoplatonism tried to guide the individual toward a unity - a oneness - with God.

  • What is the belief that the pleasure is the highest good?
    Hedonism.

  • What German philosopher of the late 1700s wrote 'Critique of Pure Reason' (1781), in which he tried to provide a critical account of the powers and limits of human reason, to determine what is knowable and what is unknowable.
    Immanuel Kant.

  • What was the dominant philosophy in England during the 1800s, that was developed by Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill?
    Utilitarianism.

  • Which German philosopher wrote the work 'Thus Spake Zarathustra'?
    Nietzsche.

  • Which man is considered the founder of Taoism?
    Lao Tzu.

  • Who was the author of 'Republic'?
    Plato.

  • Which is characterized by attempting to live a simple, healthy life in a peaceful state of mind without emphasis on luxury or material possessions?
    Epicureanism--Established by Epicurius, a Greek philosopher.

  • What is the belief system that suggests that inherent nobility and goodness exists in everyone, and that these qualities should be the focus for action in the world?
    Humanism.

  • What individual composed a lengthy work on the rearing of children, though he abandoned all of his illegitamate children to orphanages?
    Jean Jacques Rousseau.


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