Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Ethical philosophy quiz

I've tried the Ethical Philosophy Selector Page, with the following results:

My top five ethical philosophers (according to a silly quiz):
1. John Stuart Mill (huh!)
2. Aristotle (yes!)
3. Aquinas (hmmm.)
4. Ayn Rand (yes!)
5. Epicureans :-).

Bottom five for me includes Kant and Nietzsche, and strangely William of Ockham.

How did you go? [Hat tip Philosophy et Cetera]

LINKS: Ethical Philosophy Selector Page - SelectSmart.Com

TAGS: Quizzes, Philosophy

8 Comments:

Blogger JamesP said...

1. John Stuart Mill
2. Kant
3. Jeremy Bentham
4. Epicureans
5. Aquinas

7/04/2006 09:38:00 am  
Blogger Duncan Bayne said...

1. Ayn Rand
2. Aristotle
3. Epicureans
4. John Stuart Mill
5. Jeremy Bentham
...
15. St. Augustine
16. Prescriptivism
17. Stoics
18. Nel Noddings
19. Ockham

7/04/2006 10:56:00 am  
Anonymous Sus said...

1. Rand (100% - must be in the right party, eh).
2. Aquinas
3. JS Mill
4. Aristotle
5. Satre

last 3: Ockham, Noddings & Prescriptivism

7/04/2006 11:12:00 am  
Blogger Chefen said...

1. Ayn Rand (100)
2. John Stuart Mill (98)
3. Jean-Paul Sartre (90)
4. Kant (83)
5. Jeremy Bentham (77)
...
15. Nietzsche
16. Plato
17. St. Augustine
18. Spinoza
19. Nel Noddings

7/04/2006 07:15:00 pm  
Anonymous Darren said...

1. Jean Paul Sartre
2. Kant
3. John Stuart Mill
4. Aristotle
5. David Hume

....

17. Ayn Rand
18. Cynics
19. Nietzsche

7/05/2006 12:53:00 am  
Blogger PC said...

I'm beginning to think the quiz is put together by a John Stuart Mill enthusiast.

And I'm a little worried by those of you scoring Kant and Sartre so highly. ;^)

7/05/2006 11:14:00 am  
Blogger Chefen said...

Kant and Sartre were a bit of a surprise, but there were about as many questions as philosophers so the results are going to be dodgy.

7/05/2006 07:13:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

1.Thomas Hobbes (100%)
2.Nietzsche (88%)
3.David Hume (82%)
4.Stoics (82%)
5.Jean-Paul Sartre (81%)

11/20/2010 10:38:00 am  

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