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Continental philosophy: Quiz


Question 1: In the 1960s, structuralism became the new vogue in France, followed by ________.
Arthur SchopenhauerContinental philosophyPost-structuralismGilles Deleuze

Question 2: ________ took this phenomenological approach in new directions, and, after WWII, Jean Paul Sartre developed Heidegger's ideas into a movement known as existentialism.
Friedrich NietzscheArthur SchopenhauerGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelMartin Heidegger

Question 3: The term "continental philosophy", like "analytic philosophy", lacks clear definition and may mark merely a ________ across disparate philosophical views.
Philosophical InvestigationsLudwig WittgensteinFamily resemblanceNominalism

Question 4: The history of continental philosophy (taken in its narrower sense) is usually thought to begin with ________.
German idealismGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelFriedrich NietzscheArthur Schopenhauer

Question 5: Continental philosophy, in contemporary usage, refers to a set of traditions of 19th and 20th century philosophy from mainland ________.
BalkansEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe

Question 6: [19] Husserl's notion of a noema (a non-psychological content of thought), his correspondence with ________, and his investigations into the nature of logic continue to generate interest among analytic philosophers.
Bertrand RussellLogical positivismGottlob FregeRudolf Carnap

Question 7: Thus continental philosophy tends toward ________.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelDialecticHistoricismPlato

Question 8: Analytic
Karl MarxDialecticMarxismDialectical materialism

Question 9: Others, such as ________, among the most prominent German philosophers to stay in Germany, embraced Nazism when it came to power.
Martin HeideggerArthur SchopenhauerFriedrich NietzscheGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Question 10: As the institutional roots of "continental philosophy" in many cases directly descend from those of phenomenology,[18] ________ has always been a canonical figure in continental philosophy.
Søren KierkegaardMartin HeideggerHenri BergsonEdmund Husserl


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