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Magus 8 (philosophers) quiz questions

1. Who thought, "I think, therefore I am", and wrote it in Latin - "cogito ergo sum" - although he was French?

2. Who wrote (in German) more or less "What does not kill me makes me strong"?

3. Who thought human life was "dull, nasty, brutish, and short"?

4. Who conceived the idea of the "categorical imperative"?

5. Who thought that "everything flows" (Πάντα ῥεῖ) and that one "cannot step twice into the same river"?

6. Who thought you had to take a "leap of faith"?

7. Who advocated wagering that there is a god?

8. Who wrote, "That whereof we cannot speak, thereof we must remain silent"?

9. Who is thought to have said, "The unexamined life is not worth living"?

10. Who wrote, in both Latin and English: "esse is percipi (to be is to be perceived)"?


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