GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 1163 - 1165 of 1372

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Question 1163

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Which of the following reflect true positions held by the Milesian School of Pre-Socratic philosophy?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Thales was notable for having predicted an eclipse during his time.

b.

Unlike Thales and Anaximenes, Anaximander believed that the earth was spherical.

c.

Anaximenes believed that the earth was a flat disc floating upon air.

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

Question 1164

Gilligan and Noddings on Ethics of Care

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Which among the following are true of the relational ethic of Net noddings which is based on the moral preferability of care perspective:

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Do not judge the acts solely based on its conformity to rule or principle

b.

Prefers acts done out of love and natural inclination

c.

The needs of those one cares for in relational contexts matters the most.

d.

All b., a. and c. are correct

Question 1165

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Identify the incorrect statements with respect to the Madhyamika school of Buddhism:

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Vasubandhu and Dignaga were some of the prominent Madhyamikas.

b.

The Madhyamikas believe in the unreality of the physical, external world and hold that the mind alone is real.

c.

Shunyavada is a key doctrine of the Madhyamika school.

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

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