- Who said "existence precedes essence"? -Alan [Turing?]
- Who is considered the father of psychoanalysis? Albert [Einstein?]
- Who illustrated his philosophical method with a squirrel? -Simone [de Beauvoir?]
- Who said we should give everyone "space to develop as they saw fit" so long as they do no harm in the process? -Fredrick [Nietzsche?]
- Who was the "melancholy Dane" who retold the Abraham/Isaac story? -Hannah Arendt [should this get partial credit, for finally including a surname?]
Other responses to that last one, easily the most amusing Q/A (from a grader's standpoint): Daniel Dennett... C.S. Peirce... William James... Henry James... Peter Singer...
The correct answers, of course, once considered staples of cultural literacy whether one was technically a collegian or not: Sartre, Freud, Wm James, JS Mill, Kierkegaard.
How does a college student miss every single question on an exam with a glossary containing all the answers drawn from quizzes we've already discussed in class and posted on our site?!
Looking forward to my Honors classes next Fall.
6 am/6:43, 34/48