GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 1356 - 1359 of 1372

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Question 1356

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the true statements with regard to the Ionians:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Thales, Anaxagoras and Pythagoras are considered Ionians.

b.

Anaximenes believed air to be the first principle of creation.

c.

Anaximander believed that the earth was cylindrical.

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 1357

Pramanas (Both in Kumarila and Prabhakara)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the true statements in the light of Purva Mimamsa philosophy:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Prabhakara was the teacher of Kumarila Bhatta.

b.

Anvitabhidhanavada was the linguistic theory advocated by Prabhakara.

c.

Kumarila Bhatta theory of error was known as Viparitakhyati.

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 1358

Laws of Thought Classification of Propositions Square of Opposition

Question

MCQ▾

The relationship between the propositions “All men are bad people” and “Some men are not bad people” is:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

They are contradictories

b.

They are sub-contraries

c.

The latter is the sub-altern of the former

d.

They are contraries

Question 1359

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to whom since ordinary language is ambiguous, ideal or artificial, language needs to be formulated for showing the relationship between language and reality?

  1. Russell
  2. Frege
  3. Austin
  4. Ryle

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1 and 3

b.

1 only

c.

1 and 2

d.

1 and 4

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