GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 1278 - 1280 of 1372

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Question 1278

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements does William James make in “The Varieties of Religious Experience” ?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The teachings, practices and attitudes of the religion are as important as the experiences of religion.

b.

Religious conversion is a transformation from a divided, imperfect self to a more unified consciousness.

c.

All religious experiences indicate the probability of God.

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 1279

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the incorrect statements regarding the theories of punishment:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A general deterrent is intended to prevent the crime from being committed by the rest of the society.

b.

An eye for an eye is the principle of the reformative theory.

c.

The retributive theory believes in preventing future instances of the crime.

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 1280

Truth-Functions and Propositional Logic

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

True-False▾

Statements

  1. A false proposition implies any proposition whatsoever.

  2. A true proposition is implied by any proposition whatsoever

  3. A propositional function is either true or false

  4. Singular proposition does not require instantiation

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both statement Ⅰ & statement Ⅲ are true.

b.

None of the statements is correct.

c.

Statement Ⅰ, Ⅱ & Ⅳ are all true.

d.

Both statement Ⅲ & statement Ⅳ are true.

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