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Franz Rosenzweig: Quiz


Question 1: Rosenzweig, under the influence of his close friend Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, as well as his cousins, considered converting to ________.
ChristianityBaptistEcumenismChristian denomination

Question 2: While researching his doctoral dissertation on ________, Hegel and the State, Rosenzweig reacted against Hegel's idealism and favoured a philosophy which did not begin with an abstract notion of the human.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelThomas AquinasFriedrich NietzscheImmanuel Kant

Question 3: When the doctor left, Rosenzweig did not wish to continue with the writing, and he died in the night of December 10, 1929, in ________, the sentence left unfinished.
Frankfurt am MainKasselStuttgartDarmstadt

Question 4: If one makes a map with God at the Top, the world and self below (on equal plane) with the appropriate intersections, one will see a 'map' which is a ________.
Star of DavidHexagramJewsKabbalah

Question 5: In this work he is critical of all ________ that seeks to efface the fear of death and replace actual human existence with an ideal.
Western philosophyContemporary philosophyMedieval philosophyAncient philosophy

Question 6: Rosenzweig's major work is The Star of Redemption, in which he expounds his new philosophy, a description of the relationships between ________, humanity and world as they are connected by creation, revelation and redemption.

Question 7: [3] Famously, Rosenzweig and Buber worked together on a rather literal translation of the ________ from Hebrew to German.

Question 8: This philosophy has come to be known by several different names, including speech-thinking and ________.
MonismFriedrich NietzscheExistentialismGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Question 9: Famously, after attending ________ services at a small Orthodox synagogue in Berlin, Germany, he underwent a mystical experience.
Jewish holidayShabbatYom KippurJewish services

Question 10: Rozenweig was originally an idealist but his experiences on the front of ________ changed him to become a proto-existenialist.
Armenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)World War ICaucasus Campaign


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