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Question 55

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following Philosophers has propounded the concept of ‘Pure Being’ ? (June Paper - 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Parmenides

b.

Pythagoras

c.

Democritus

d.

Heraclitus

Question 56

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Carvaka did not accept Anumana because: (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

We cannot establish the necessary relation between Hetu and Sadhya

b.

Anumana generally is used for proving unreal things such as God and Soul

c.

The object of Anumana cannot be verified through perception.

d.

Anumana is based on perception

Question 57

Advaita (Adhyasa, Brahman, Isvara, Atman, Jiva, Moksa, Visistadvaita)

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Given below are two sets List – I and II. List – I consists of the propounders and List – II of the doctrines. Consider them and select the correctly matched code: (June Paper - 3)

List-Ⅰ (Group I)List-Ⅱ (Group II)
(A)

Sankara

(i)

Anandataratamya

(B)

Madhva

(ii)

Jivanmukti

(C)

Nagarjuna

(iii)

Prapatti

(D)

Ramanuja

(iv)

Sunyata

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

Question 58

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the theories given below holds the position that ‘object of knowledge owes its existence as well as its properties to the creative activity of the knowing mind’ ? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Absolute Idealism

b.

Epistemological Idealism

c.

Metaphysical Idealism

d.

Phenomenalism

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