Test Your Political Philosophy Knowledge

Test Your Political Philosophy Knowledge

Put your critical thinking to the test with these 12 questions about political philosophy and see how well you know the subject!

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Who is considered the father of political philosophy?

Who is considered the father of political philosophy?
Aristotle
Plato
Karl Marx
John Locke
2/12

Which political philosopher is known for his social contract theory?

Which political philosopher is known for his social contract theory?
Thomas Hobbes
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Immanuel Kant
Friedrich Nietzsche
3/12

Who wrote the influential work 'Leviathan'?

Who wrote the influential work 'Leviathan'?
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
David Hume
Adam Smith
4/12

Which political philosophy advocates for the abolition of private property?

Which political philosophy advocates for the abolition of private property?
Liberalism
Conservatism
Communism
Anarchism
5/12

Who is known for the concept of 'invisible hand' in economics and politics?

Who is known for the concept of 'invisible hand' in economics and politics?
John Stuart Mill
Adam Smith
Karl Marx
Friedrich Hayek
6/12

Which political philosophy emphasizes the importance of individual freedom and limited government intervention?

Which political philosophy emphasizes the importance of individual freedom and limited government intervention?
Libertarianism
Fascism
Socialism
Authoritarianism
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Who is known for the idea of the 'veil of ignorance' in political philosophy?

Who is known for the idea of the 'veil of ignorance' in political philosophy?
John Rawls
Rousseau
Locke
Machiavelli
8/12

Which political philosophy prioritizes the well-being of the whole community over individual interests?

Which political philosophy prioritizes the well-being of the whole community over individual interests?
Utilitarianism
Anarchism
Conservatism
Collectivism
9/12

Who is known for the phrase 'I think, therefore I am'?

Who is known for the phrase 'I think, therefore I am'?
Descartes
Nietzsche
Hobbes
Aristotle
10/12

Which political philosopher is associated with the idea of 'natural rights'?

Which political philosopher is associated with the idea of 'natural rights'?
Karl Marx
John Locke
Machiavelli
Jean-Paul Sartre
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Who argued for the separation of powers in government to prevent tyranny?

Who argued for the separation of powers in government to prevent tyranny?
Voltaire
Montesquieu
Rousseau
Hegel
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Which philosopher is associated with the concept of 'categorical imperative'?

Which philosopher is associated with the concept of 'categorical imperative'?
Nietzsche
Immanuel Kant
Aristotle
Plato