Ancient Greek Philosophy Quiz

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Which philosophical period emphasizes the foundational role of reason in making logical inferences?

Modern period

Which philosopher developed a system of critical reasoning to distinguish between right and wrong?

Socrates

What ethical point of view extends inherent value to all living things?

Biocentrism

Which philosophical concept seeks to de-emphasize human importance while promoting the importance of plants, animals, and non-living things?

Ecocentrism

Which historical period began in 476 A.D. and is sometimes referred to as the Dark Ages?

Medieval period

What principle acknowledges the need for fairness in addressing historically unbalanced conditions among populations?

Principle of equity

Who was the founder of the Academy during the old Greek era?

Plato

What did Socrates famously say about the unexamined life?

The unexamined life is not worth living.

What is the study of logic called?

Correct thinking and reasoning

What did Thales claim everything is made up of?

Water

What is the philosophy that holds the best way to gain knowledge is to directly observe and experience things?

Empiricism

Test your knowledge on the ancient Greek philosophers and their teachings. Learn about influential figures such as Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates, as well as key concepts like metaphysics and empiricism.

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