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This 8-Question Test Will Reveal Your School Of Philosophy

Are you a hedonist or an existentialist?

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    Finding happiness
    Constantly learning new things
    Living by the rules
    Helping others
    Getting a good education
    Spending time with your loved ones
    Experiencing new things
    Nothing is important
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    Rules are made to be broken.
    Human beings have free will.
    Suffering is a necessary evil.
    The only thing that we truly know is that we know nothing.
    Everything can be learned through scientific inquiry.
    The world is entirely predictable.
    Occasionally being sad makes you appreciate true happiness.
    God exists.
    Everyone is born with an innate sense of morality.
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    Religious Studies
    Physics
    Drama
    English
    Maths
    Biology
    Music
    Art
    Chemistry
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    I love meat and I find vegetarianism boring.
    I am not a vegetarian because I like meat too much.
    I am not a vegetarian because I believe that human life is worth more than animal life.
    I am not a vegetarian, but I would like to cut down on my meat consumption.
    I am not a vegetarian but I respect the choices of people who are.
    I am a vegetarian but I respect the choices of people who are not.
    I am a vegetarian because I am worried about global warming.
    I am a vegetarian because I do not believe in allowing innocent animals to suffer.
    I am a vegetarian and I really judge people who eat meat.
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    Compassion
    Faith
    Humility
    Justice
    Integrity
    Courage
    Patience
    Honesty
    Intelligence
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    A parent
    A friend
    An S.O.
    A teacher
    A colleague
    A sibling
    A grandparent
    An aunt or uncle
    I am not close to anyone
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    I don't really see the point of charity.
    I rarely give to charity.
    I give money to charities when I remember.
    I always take part in office bake sales and raffles.
    I do sponsored sporting events for charities often.
    I regularly volunteer for a worthwhile cause.
    I regularly donate money to disaster relief projects.
    I regularly donate money to a specific charity that means something to me.
    I regularly donate money to charities that I have researched and believe to be the most effective.
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    Kind
    Intelligent
    Curious
    Sensible
    Fun
    Ambitious
    Thoughtful
    Confident
    Spontaneous

This 8-Question Test Will Reveal Your School Of Philosophy

You got: Utilitarianism

You think that the right thing to do is the thing that causes the maximum amount of pleasure. You believe that we should strive to minimise suffering and maximise happiness.

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You got: Determinism

You believe that every event is caused by a prior event. You think that everything in the world is predetermined by what has come before it.

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You got: Scepticism

You think that being certain of anything, including your own senses, is impossible.

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You got: Kantianism

You believe that the morality of an action should be judged based on its accordance with an underlying principle. Furthermore, you think that the underlying principle should be one that everyone can uphold simultaneously.

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You got: Hedonism

You believe that human beings should strive to maximise pleasure and minimise pain. You think that achieving pleasure is the ultimate goal of life.

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You got: Humanism

You believe that through utilising the faculty of reason, humans are able to improve their own lives and progress. You reject tradition and instead advocate scientific inquiry.

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You got: Existentialism

You believe that each individual is responsible for giving meaning to their own life. You think it is up to the individual to make sense of the confusing world that we live in.

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You got: Empiricism

You believe that we gain knowledge through sensory experiences. You think that ideas are formed based on empirical evidence, rather than being innate.

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You got: Materialism

You believe in the material. You think that all phenomena, including mental phenomena, are reducible to material interactions.

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