Philosophers Quiz

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God is the Immanent Cause of all things, never truly transcendent from them
Baruch Spinoza
Justice is the first virtue of social institutions, as truth is of systems of thought
John Rawls
In the State of Nature profit is the measure of right
Thomas Hobbes
Taxation of earnings from labor is on a par with forced labor
Robert Nozick
I declare justice is nothing but the advantage of the stronger
Thrasymachus
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain
Niccolò Machiavelli
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law
Immanuel Kant
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce
Karl Marx
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property
John Locke
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I think; therefore I am
René Descartes
Only one man ever understood me, and he didn't understand me
Georg W. F. Hegel
Why are there beings at all, instead of Nothing?
Martin Heidegger
The spectacle is not a collection of images, but a social relation among people, mediated by images
Guy Debord
Therefore, there must be a first mover existing above all — and this we call God
Thomas Aquinas
That whose existence is necessary must necessarily be one essence
Avicenna
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
It is indifferent to me where I am to begin, for there shall I return again
Parmenides
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time
Friedrich Nietzsche
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