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Walter Kaufmann (philosopher): Quiz


Question 1: (He had little to say about ________.) In their place, he praised moralists such as the biblical prophets, the Buddha, and Socrates.
Pope John Paul IIPopePope Gregory ICatholic Church

Question 2: ________ (with R. J. Hollingdale)
The Antichrist (book)On the Genealogy of MoralityFriedrich NietzscheBeyond Good and Evil

Question 3: ________: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future
Beyond Good and EvilHuman, All Too HumanThus Spoke ZarathustraFriedrich Nietzsche

Question 4: Goethe's ________ (Part One and selections from Part Two)
FaustJohann Wolfgang von GoetheWorks based on FaustJohann Georg Faust

Question 5: Kaufmann wrote a good deal on the existentialism of Kierkegaard and Karl Jaspers (the French existentialism of Sartre, Gabriel Marcel, and ________ interested him less).
Jacques DerridaJean-Paul SartreAlbert CamusGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Question 6: He spent his entire career, from 1947 to 1980, teaching philosophy at ________, where his students included the Nietzsche scholars Frithjof Bergmann, Richard Schacht, Alexander Nehamas, and Ivan Soll.
Princeton UniversityRutgers UniversityHarvard UniversityPrinceton Tigers

Question 7: Kaufmann immigrated to America in 1939 and began studying at ________, where he majored in philosophy and took many religion classes.
Wesleyan UniversityAmherst CollegeWilliams CollegePomona College

Question 8: During ________, he fought in the European front for 15 months.
Second Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War II

Question 9: Kaufmann became a ________ of the United States of America in 1960.
RefugeeNaturalizationNationalityIllegal immigration

Question 10: He disliked ________'s thinking and unclear writing.
Martin HeideggerFriedrich NietzscheGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelArthur Schopenhauer


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