GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 1137 - 1140 of 1372

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Question 1137

Question

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Which regards to the warning, ‘smoking causes lung cancer,’ which of the following statements correctly expresses causal reasoning?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Smoking is certainly not a sufficient condition for lung cancer.

b.

Smoking is certainly a necessary condition for lung cancer

c.

Smoking is certainly not a necessary condition for lung cancer

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 1138

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MCQ▾

According to the Logical Positivists, on what does the impossibility of metaphysics depend upon?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The nature of what could be imagined

b.

The nature of what could be said

c.

The nature of what could be known.

d.

The nature of what could be contemplated.

Question 1139

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Foucault analysed ‘discourse,’ in term of its

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Intention

b.

Meaning

c.

Positivity

d.

Truth

Question 1140

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MCQ▾

Based on Aristotle՚s classification of sciences, identify the true statements:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Practical sciences include ethics and politics.

b.

Mathematics, physics, and biology are theoretical sciences.

c.

Aristotle considered dialectics to be a science.

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

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