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Solipsism: Quiz


Question 1: The imperfection of life can also be explained through the beliefs of the pseudo-philosophy ________, i.e.
Tool toursMaynard James KeenanLateralusTool (band)

Question 2: ________[3] posits a separate 'world out there' that can be touched and felt, with the separate individual's physical and mental experiences reducible to the collisions of atoms and the interactions of firing neurons.

Question 3: Other forms of morality that do not rely on the existence of an infallible deity, such as ________, also become meaningless because there are no such things as other humans.
Humanism (life stance)AntireligionSecular humanismAtheism

Question 4: Since qualia, or personal experiences, are private and ineffable, another being's experience can be known only by ________.

Question 5: The World as Will and Representation is the central work of ________.
Arthur SchopenhauerGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelFriedrich NietzscheExistentialism

Question 6: The philosophy of ________, "Aham Brahmasmi" (roughly translated as "I am the Absolute Truth"), could be interpreted as solipsism in one of its primitive senses, as the world is but an illusion in the mind of the observer.
Adi ShankaraHindu philosophyAdvaita VedantaVedanta

Question 7: Some later representatives of one ________ subschool (Prajnakaragupta, Ratnakirti) were proponents of extreme illusionism and solipsism (as well as of solipsism of this moment).
MadhyamakaVasubandhuTathagatagarbha doctrineYogacara

Question 8: Epistemological solipsism is the variety of ________ according to which only the directly accessible mental contents of the solipsistic philosopher can be known.

Question 9: However, one sometimes sees it explained that, while matter exists for us in the world of ________, it is ultimately a product of mind, and is encompassed thereby.
Maya (illusion)MantraBuddhism and HinduismBuddhism

Question 10: [8][9] One notable application of the identity of indiscernibles was by René Descartes in his ________.
Cartesian doubtCogito ergo sumMeditations on First PhilosophyDream argument


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