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my results:

1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Aristotle (80%) Click here for info

3. John Stuart Mill (76%) Click here for info

4. Jeremy Bentham (69%) Click here for info

5. Aquinas (67%) Click here for info

6. Jean-Paul Sartre (66%) Click here for info

7. Nietzsche (63%) Click here for info

8. Plato (63%) Click here for info

9. St. Augustine (63%) Click here for info

10. David Hume (62%) Click here for info

11. Epicureans (62%) Click here for info

12. Thomas Hobbes (62%) Click here for info

13. Cynics (60%) Click here for info

14. Kant (58%) Click here for info

15. Spinoza (53%) Click here for info

16. Stoics (41%) Click here for info

17. Prescriptivism (38%) Click here for info

18. Nel Noddings (32%) Click here for info

19. Ockham (26%) Click here for info

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1. Aristotle (100%) Click here for info

2. Ayn Rand (87%) Click here for info

3. Aquinas (86%) Click here for info

I'll just say that I found some of the questions ambiguous at best

Here's 2 examples:

5. VIRTUOUS LIFE To be virtuous/live morally, we should primarily make moral distinctions according to:

b - our reasoning that is used to achieve our will.

d - our empirical knowledge (what we know with experimentation).

Isn't it reasoning from emperical evidence where Objectivism comes from?

10. LIBERTY Would it be ideal to maximize pleasure for all people even at the cost of liberty for some?

b - No, we need liberty

c - No, maximization of pleasure for all people has nothing to do with morality.

Uh...I vote for both

Perhaps I'm just not as well versed in Objectivism, but I found myself wondering, while taking it, how I could choose between a couple of conflicting answers.

nimble:

You're closer to Rand than me, but I'm farther from Kant :confused:

16. Kant (52%)

Edit--

smilie problem from "b" followed by ")" (I think). Hope this fixes it.

Edited by jedymastyr

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nimble:

You're closer to Rand than me, but I'm farther from Kant :confused:

16.  Kant (52%)

haha. Yea I guess thats true. It isnt a definitive thing. Its an internet survey that i found interesting. Some questions are ambiguous. But why would liberty be simply there by itself. Thats why i asked that collective happiness has nothing to do with YOUR morality.

as for question 5. Yes objectivism acknowledges empirical evidence, but morality isnt strictly from that. One could claim that since one sees suffering, that is evidence that morality should eliminate suffering.

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haha. Yea I guess thats true. It isnt a definitive thing. Its an internet survey that i found interesting. Some questions are ambiguous. But why would liberty be simply there by itself. Thats why i asked that collective happiness has nothing to do with YOUR morality.

Yes, I agree about the definitive thing, and please take my comment as a joke :confused:

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Aristotle (94%) Click here for info

3. Aquinas (85%) Click here for info

4. Plato (76%) Click here for info

5. John Stuart Mill (64%) Click here for info

6. Nietzsche (63%) Click here for info

7. Kant (61%) Click here for info

8. St. Augustine (60%) Click here for info

9. David Hume (55%) Click here for info

10. Spinoza (55%) Click here for info

11. Cynics (52%) Click here for info

12. Epicureans (52%) Click here for info

13. Thomas Hobbes (52%) Click here for info

14. Stoics (47%) Click here for info

15. Jean-Paul Sartre (45%) Click here for info

16. Jeremy Bentham (44%) Click here for info

17. Ockham (36%) Click here for info

18. Prescriptivism (35%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (29%) Click here for info

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1. Ayn Rand   (100%)  

2. Plato   (77%)  

3. Aristotle   (75%)  

4. St. Augustine   (74%) 

5. John Stuart Mill   (73%)  

6. Jean-Paul Sartre   (72%)

7. Jeremy Bentham   (66%)  

8. Aquinas   (65%)  

9. Epicureans   (65%) 

10. Thomas Hobbes   (65%) 

11. Nietzsche   (62%)  

12. David Hume   (61%)  

13. Spinoza   (59%)  

14. Cynics   (51%) 

15. Kant   (46%)  

16. Stoics   (43%)  

17. Prescriptivism   (36%)  

18. Ockham   (27%)

19. Nel Noddings   (22%)

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Aristotle (88%) Click here for info

3. Nietzsche (77%) Click here for info

4. Aquinas (75%) Click here for info

5. Jeremy Bentham (75%) Click here for info

6. Plato (75%) Click here for info

7. Epicureans (74%) Click here for info

8. John Stuart Mill (70%) Click here for info

9. Thomas Hobbes (68%) Click here for info

10. David Hume (64%) Click here for info

11. Spinoza (64%) Click here for info

12. St. Augustine (64%) Click here for info

13. Jean-Paul Sartre (61%) Click here for info

14. Cynics (60%) Click here for info

15. Kant (54%) Click here for info

16. Stoics (52%) Click here for info

17. Prescriptivism (42%) Click here for info

18. Ockham (32%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (24%) Click here for info

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if you would like to post your answers, too, anyone, it might be helpful for those of us (or just me) that didn't get 100% Rand.

Edit: I don't mean to imply that there is one set of undebatable, exactly correct Objectivist answers--I just think it would be helpful to discuss the questions and why you picked the ones you picked.

Edited by jedymastyr

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Nietzsche (73%) Click here for info

3. Cynics (72%) Click here for info

4. David Hume (71%) Click here for info

5. Stoics (65%) Click here for info

6. Thomas Hobbes (65%) Click here for info

7. Jean-Paul Sartre (59%) Click here for info

8. Aristotle (57%) Click here for info

9. Kant (53%) Click here for info

10. Plato (47%) Click here for info

11. Aquinas (45%) Click here for info

12. John Stuart Mill (45%) Click here for info

13. Jeremy Bentham (43%) Click here for info

14. St. Augustine (42%) Click here for info

15. Spinoza (41%) Click here for info

16. Epicureans (37%) Click here for info

17. Nel Noddings (30%) Click here for info

18. Prescriptivism (27%) Click here for info

19. Ockham (23%) Click here for info

Quiz Answers

1) a -high

2) d -high

3) f- high

4) d-high

5) b-high

6) a-high

7) a-high

8) c-high

9) e-high

10) c-high

11) c-high

12) b-high

haha..feels like i just wrote a cheat-form on how to get 100% Ayn Rand. :P

now i'm wondering about those who managed to get aristotle right after ayn rand.

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My test results:

1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Aristotle (93%) Click here for info

3. John Stuart Mill (92%) Click here for info

4. Thomas Hobbes (84%) Click here for info

5. Cynics (80%) Click here for info

6. Jeremy Bentham (80%) Click here for info

7. Aquinas (79%) Click here for info

8. Epicureans (76%) Click here for info

9. David Hume (71%) Click here for info

10. Nietzsche (70%) Click here for info

11. Jean-Paul Sartre (69%) Click here for info

12. Spinoza (64%) Click here for info

13. Plato (64%) Click here for info

14. St. Augustine (62%) Click here for info

15. Nel Noddings (55%) Click here for info

16. Kant (48%) Click here for info

17. Stoics (46%) Click here for info

18. Prescriptivism (38%) Click here for info

19. Ockham (29%) Click here for info

My answers:

1. a - high

2. d - high

3. e - high

4. c - medium

5. b - high

6. a - high

7. c - high

8. b - high

9. a - high

10. c - high

11. c - high

12. b - high

Dinesh.

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I didn't like the choices of answers. I would have liked them to be less specific and more in terms of principals....

1. Spinoza (100%)

2. Ayn Rand (75%)

3. Nietzsche (66%)

4. Aristotle (64%)

5. David Hume (62%)

6. Kant (62%)

7. Jean-Paul Sartre (60%)

8. St. Augustine (55%)

9. Stoics (55%)

10. Aquinas (51%)

11. Prescriptivism (44%)

12. Epicureans (41%)

13. Jeremy Bentham (41%)

14. John Stuart Mill (41%)

15. Nel Noddings (38%)

16. Cynics (37%)

17. Thomas Hobbes (36%)

18. Plato (30%)

19. Ockham (16%)

Who's Spinoza??? I ended up having to chose none of the above on several occasions, because I didn't fully agree with many of my choices. Does that make me a Spinoza?????

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1. Aristotle (100%)

2. Ayn Rand (82%)

3. Aquinas (82%)

4. Plato (68%)

5. John Stuart Mill (65%)

6. Nietzsche (63%)

7. David Hume (62%)

8. Epicureans (60%)

9. Thomas Hobbes (60%)

10. Spinoza (59%)

11. Stoics (58%)

12. St. Augustine (55%)

13. Jeremy Bentham (53%)

14. Jean-Paul Sartre (49%)

15. Cynics (47%)

16. Kant (45%)

17. Ockham (39%)

18. Prescriptivism (21%)

19. Nel Noddings (20%)

Answers:

1. a - high

2. b - medium

3. f - high

4. f - medium

5. b - medium

6. a - high

7. e - low

8. d - low

9. a - high

10. c - high

11. c - high

12. b - high

In briefly examing where my answers differed from those who posted their answers, it was mostly on questions I felt were poorly phrased or where I didn't like any the options provided.

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Here's my complete list, for some reason I didn't think everyone would be pasting the entire things in:

1. Aristotle (100%) Click here for info

2. Ayn Rand (87%) Click here for info

3. Aquinas (86%) Click here for info

4. Spinoza (78%) Click here for info

5. Plato (76%) Click here for info

6. David Hume (75%) Click here for info

7. Nietzsche (75%) Click here for info

8. St. Augustine (72%) Click here for info

9. Jean-Paul Sartre (61%) Click here for info

10. John Stuart Mill (60%) Click here for info

11. Epicureans (56%) Click here for info

12. Stoics (56%) Click here for info

13. Thomas Hobbes (56%) Click here for info

14. Cynics (53%) Click here for info

15. Jeremy Bentham (52%) Click here for info

16. Kant (52%) Click here for info

17. Ockham (37%) Click here for info

18. Prescriptivism (30%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (26%) Click here for info

I have tried to recreate the answers I used to get this, but as I was debating several questions in my head, I can't get it exactly.

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Aristotle (74%) Click here for info

3. Nietzsche (65%) Click here for info

4. Aquinas (65%) Click here for info

5. John Stuart Mill (64%) Click here for info

6. Cynics (61%) Click here for info

7. David Hume (60%) Click here for info

8. Epicureans (56%) Click here for info

9. Stoics (56%) Click here for info

10. St. Augustine (54%) Click here for info

11. Plato (53%) Click here for info

12. Thomas Hobbes (51%) Click here for info

13. Jean-Paul Sartre (48%) Click here for info

14. Spinoza (47%) Click here for info

15. Kant (44%) Click here for info

16. Jeremy Bentham (42%) Click here for info

17. Ockham (32%) Click here for info

18. Prescriptivism (24%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (10%) Click here for info

Answers:

1. a h

2. b m

3. f m

4. d h

5. b m

6. a h

7. c m

8. d m

9. e h

10. b h

11. c l

12. b h

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I just noticed that when you "click here for info" the bottom link for information on Objectivism is to Nathaniel Branden's essay, "The Benefits and Hazards of the Philosophy of Ayn Rand: A Personal Statement".... hmm...interesting

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Epicureans (98%) Click here for info

3. Aristotle (95%) Click here for info

4. John Stuart Mill (89%) Click here for info

5. Jeremy Bentham (85%) Click here for info

6. Aquinas (76%) Click here for info

7. St. Augustine (74%) Click here for info

8. Spinoza (72%) Click here for info

9. Plato (68%) Click here for info

10. Thomas Hobbes (65%) Click here for info

11. Cynics (59%) Click here for info

12. Nietzsche (50%) Click here for info

13. Kant (49%) Click here for info

14. Jean-Paul Sartre (45%) Click here for info

15. David Hume (45%) Click here for info

16. Stoics (45%) Click here for info

17. Prescriptivism (35%) Click here for info

18. Ockham (34%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (11%) Click here for info

Answers:

1. a - high

2. a - medium

3. e - high

4. d - high

5. d - medium

6. a - high

7. c - medium

8. e - low

9. a - high

10. b - high

11. c - high

12. b - medium

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Aristotle (60%) Click here for info

3. Stoics (55%) Click here for info

4. Epicureans (51%) Click here for info

5. Kant (48%) Click here for info

6. Nietzsche (48%) Click here for info

7. Jeremy Bentham (47%) Click here for info

8. Thomas Hobbes (47%) Click here for info

9. Jean-Paul Sartre (46%) Click here for info

10. Plato (46%) Click here for info

11. John Stuart Mill (46%) Click here for info

12. Cynics (45%) Click here for info

13. David Hume (44%) Click here for info

14. Aquinas (41%) Click here for info

15. Spinoza (41%) Click here for info

16. St. Augustine (34%) Click here for info

17. Prescriptivism (30%) Click here for info

18. Ockham (18%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (8%) Click here for info

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. David Hume (85%) Click here for info

3. Nietzsche (82%) Click here for info

4. Jean-Paul Sartre (75%) Click here for info

5. Stoics (75%) Click here for info

6. Thomas Hobbes (69%) Click here for info

7. Aristotle (62%) Click here for info

8. Cynics (59%) Click here for info

9. John Stuart Mill (51%) Click here for info

10. Spinoza (51%) Click here for info

11. Kant (47%) Click here for info

12. Aquinas (43%) Click here for info

13. St. Augustine (41%) Click here for info

14. Jeremy Bentham (40%) Click here for info

15. Plato (40%) Click here for info

16. Epicureans (37%) Click here for info

17. Nel Noddings (29%) Click here for info

18. Prescriptivism (28%) Click here for info

19. Ockham (14%) Click here for info

answers: ddfdbacadbcb

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1. Aristotle (100%) Click here for info

2. Epicureans (85%) Click here for info

3. Spinoza (84%) Click here for info

4. Aquinas (82%) Click here for info

5. Ayn Rand (79%) Click here for info

6. St. Augustine (74%) Click here for info

7. Jeremy Bentham (73%) Click here for info

8. John Stuart Mill (62%) Click here for info

9. Nietzsche (62%) Click here for info

10. Cynics (61%) Click here for info

11. Stoics (59%) Click here for info

12. Plato (57%) Click here for info

13. David Hume (50%) Click here for info

14. Thomas Hobbes (46%) Click here for info

15. Kant (41%) Click here for info

16. Jean-Paul Sartre (40%) Click here for info

17. Ockham (40%) Click here for info

18. Prescriptivism (21%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (10%) Click here for info

Epicureans? WTF?!?

I chose none of the above for a couple of them because I didn't like the options available.

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I did this a while back and had my answers saved online

1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Aristotle (85%) Click here for info

3. Nietzsche (82%) Click here for info

4. Cynics (81%) Click here for info

5. Aquinas (70%) Click here for info

6. David Hume (68%) Click here for info

7. John Stuart Mill (68%) Click here for info

8. Stoics (66%) Click here for info

9. Jeremy Bentham (65%) Click here for info

10. Kant (65%) Click here for info

11. Jean-Paul Sartre (64%) Click here for info

12. Thomas Hobbes (64%) Click here for info

13. Spinoza (62%) Click here for info

14. Epicureans (60%) Click here for info

15. Ockham (52%) Click here for info

16. St. Augustine (50%) Click here for info

17. Plato (42%) Click here for info

18. Prescriptivism (33%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (26%) Click here for info

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I know I'm late to the party, but since I'm new, I thought I might post my results to give others an idea of my leanings:

1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Kant (79%) Click here for info

3. Epicureans (73%) Click here for info

4. Jean-Paul Sartre (73%) Click here for info

5. Nietzsche (73%) Click here for info

6. John Stuart Mill (69%) Click here for info

7. Stoics (63%) Click here for info

8. Aquinas (58%) Click here for info

9. Aristotle (56%) Click here for info

10. David Hume (53%) Click here for info

11. Spinoza (49%) Click here for info

12. Prescriptivism (46%) Click here for info

13. Jeremy Bentham (43%) Click here for info

14. Thomas Hobbes (40%) Click here for info

15. St. Augustine (37%) Click here for info

16. Cynics (36%) Click here for info

17. Ockham (26%) Click here for info

18. Plato (25%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (21%) Click here for info

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Cynics (69%) Click here for info

3. Stoics (67%) Click here for info

4. David Hume (61%) Click here for info

5. Jean-Paul Sartre (59%) Click here for info

6. Nietzsche (58%) Click here for info

7. St. Augustine (57%) Click here for info

8. Aquinas (56%) Click here for info

9. Aristotle (56%) Click here for info

10. Thomas Hobbes (51%) Click here for info

11. John Stuart Mill (45%) Click here for info

12. Plato (43%) Click here for info

13. Spinoza (40%) Click here for info

14. Kant (30%) Click here for info

15. Jeremy Bentham (28%) Click here for info

16. Epicureans (26%) Click here for info

17. Ockham (14%) Click here for info

18. Nel Noddings (11%) Click here for info

19. Prescriptivism (4%) Click here for info

Curious. Not sure there answer selection is by any means complete. But Stoicism seems accurate, needless to say Rand. Though cynics? Probably truer than I like to admit.

Nel Noddings could be lower...

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. Jean-Paul Sartre (63%) Click here for info

3. Nietzsche (61%) Click here for info

4. John Stuart Mill (59%) Click here for info

5. Aristotle (58%) Click here for info

6. Plato (58%) Click here for info

7. Kant (57%) Click here for info

8. Epicureans (57%) Click here for info

9. Cynics (54%) Click here for info

10. Thomas Hobbes (52%) Click here for info

11. Jeremy Bentham (51%) Click here for info

12. Ockham (50%) Click here for info

13. David Hume (48%) Click here for info

14. Aquinas (47%) Click here for info

15. St. Augustine (45%) Click here for info

16. Prescriptivism (42%) Click here for info

17. Stoics (36%) Click here for info

18. Spinoza (34%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (12%) Click here for info

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1. Ayn Rand (100%) Click here for info

2. John Stuart Mill (65%) Click here for info

3. Epicureans (60%) Click here for info

4. Thomas Hobbes (60%) Click here for info

5. Cynics (58%) Click here for info

6. Kant (58%) Click here for info

7. Nietzsche (58%) Click here for info

8. Aristotle (57%) Click here for info

9. David Hume (57%) Click here for info

10. Jeremy Bentham (57%) Click here for info

11. Plato (48%) Click here for info

12. Jean-Paul Sartre (47%) Click here for info

13. Prescriptivism (47%) Click here for info

14. Aquinas (41%) Click here for info

15. Stoics (40%) Click here for info

16. St. Augustine (35%) Click here for info

17. Spinoza (31%) Click here for info

18. Ockham (25%) Click here for info

19. Nel Noddings (12%) Click here for info

(Who the heck is Nel Noddings?)

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