GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 1258 - 1260 of 1372

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Question 1258

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

In his An Enquiry concerning human Understanding, Hume relies on a basic distinction between the two forms of perception.

Which of the following are true?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ideas are derived from impressions.

b.

Impressions and ideas are two categories of perceptions.

c.

Perceptions are understood as the items of our mental world

d.

All b., a. and c. are correct

Question 1259

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is not true to Aristotle?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Matter-less form is real

b.

Matter is potentiality, form is actuality

c.

Formless matter exists

d.

Form and matter are relative in terms.

Question 1260

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MCQ▾

According to Bertrand Russell՚s views on Logical Atomism and Definite Descriptions, which of the following statements are incorrect?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Russell believed that everyday language was sufficiently sophisticated to properly represent the truths of philosophy.

b.

Russell՚s theory of logical atomism depends on the philosophy of Mathematics.

c.

The term “The King of America” is an example of a definite description.

d.

Both c. and a. are correct

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