Philosophers by Country Quiz

For each philosopher, name their country of origin.
Give the modern name of the country - not necessarily what it was called during the author's life.
Answers must correspond to yellow box
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Philosopher
Country
Socrates
Greece
Confucius
China
René Descartes
France
Karl Marx
Germany
Niccolò Machiavelli
Italy
Søren Kierkegaard
Denmark
Philosopher
Country
John Locke
United Kingdom
Immanuel Kant
Germany
Baruch Spinoza
Netherlands
John Dewey
United States
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Austria
Mencius
China
Philosopher
Country
Jean-Jacques
Rousseau
Switzerland
Pythagoras
Greece
Albert Camus
Algeria
Omar Khayyam
Iran
Peter Singer
Australia
Slavoj Žižek
Slovenia
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Level 59
Dec 20, 2020
Kant spent his entire life in Königsberg - which today is in Russia! And Pythagoras lived in southern Italy.
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Level 73
May 5, 2021
Good point about Kant. But all sources of Pythagoras say he was born on Samos (Greece). And this quiz specifically asks for country of origin.