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  1. Existentialism Quiz

  2. Directions • Be sure to restate the question as part of your answer. Since some questions have more than one part, make sure you answer what is asked or only partial credit will be received. You must write in complete sentences.

  3. Questions 1-3 (of 10) • Provide a basic definition of existentialism. • List the six most common themes for existentialism. • Name three existen-tial philosophers.

  4. Questions 4-6 (of 10) • Who was Jean Paul Sartre and what was his basic philosophy regarding existentialism? • Who was Friedrich Nietzsche and what was his basic philosophy regarding existentialism? • How was Kierkegaard's existential philosophy different from others?

  5. Questions 7-9 (of 10) • What are three aspects for the theme of existence precedes essence mean? • Where is Algeria, and what European power controlled it from the early 1900’s to the 1960’s? • Who was Albert Camus, when and where was he born, and what is his most famous novel?

  6. Question 10 (of 10) • Provide a plot summary for Albert Camus’ most famous novel. Bonus Question: What ironic statement did Sartre say regarding existential freedom and what implication does it have for the individual?

  7. End of Quiz