GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 679 - 682 of 1372

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Question 679

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Parmenides was a monist (December)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Being is one, eternal and indivisible

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question 680

Plato and Aristotle's Theory of Knowledge

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following, according to Aristotle՚s terminology

List-Ⅰ (Coloum-1)List-Ⅱ (Coloum-2)
(A)

Prognosis

(i)

Virtue or excellence

(B)

Arete

(ii)

Happiness or welfare

(C)

Eudaimonia

(iii)

Practical or ethical wisdom

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

d.

All of the above

Question 681

Question

MCQ▾

Select the true statements in the light of Hobbian philosophy

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hobbes developed the social contract theory in his book Leviathan

b.

Hobbes believed that man is born evil and selfish

c.

Social contract theory means that people agree to give up their rights for protection

d.

All a., b. and c. are correct

Question 682

Laws of Thought Classification of Propositions Square of Opposition

Question

MCQ▾

To obvert a proposition in an immediate inference

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only quality of the proposition is to be changed

b.

Only quantity of the proposition is to be changed.

c.

Quantity is to be changed and the predicate term is to be replaced with its complement.

d.

Quality is to be changed and the predicate term is to be replaced with its complement.

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