Ancient Greek Philosophers: Thales, Pythagoras, and Heraclitus

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Who is considered the Father of Western Philosophy?


According to Heraclitus, what is the only thing that is permanent in this world?


What is the name of the school founded by Plato?

The Academy

What is the concept that Aristotle believed makes matter what it is?


What is the quote often attributed to Socrates?

Know thyself

Who is known for saying 'You cannot step twice into the same rivers, for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you'?


What was the main focus of St. Augustine's philosophy?

Solving the problem of evil

What is the fundamental idea behind Rene Descartes' famous statement 'cogito, ergo sum'?

The only thing that cannot be doubted is one's own thinking

What is the main idea behind Immanuel Kant's moral philosophy?

Moral actions arise from a sense of duty

What is the central idea behind Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Social Contract?

Members of a society should cooperate for social benefits, sacrificing some individual freedoms

What is the main theme of Soren Kierkegaard's existentialist philosophy?

A leap of faith is necessary to define oneself

What is the central idea behind Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophy?

The belief in the Christian God is becoming unbelievable

Test your knowledge about the contributions of Thales, Pythagoras, and Heraclitus to Western philosophy. Learn about their views on nature, the universe, and the importance of contemplation.

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