GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy: Questions 266 - 269 of 1372

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Question 266

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Consider the following statements with reference to pragmatism of C. S. Peirce, and mark the correct code. (July Paper -2)

(i) Pragmatism is not a method of reflection.

(ii) Pragmatism is a method of reflection having for its purpose to render ideas clear.

(iii) It is merely a technique for ascertaining the meaning of conceptions.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (ii) and (iii) are true.

b.

Only (i) and (ii) are true.

c.

Only (ii) is true.

d.

Only (i) is true.

Question 267

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which type of RNA in Vedic tradition can be repaid by performing Yajna? (January Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Prthvirna

b.

Pitrrna

c.

Devarna

d.

Rsirna

Question 268

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements correctly represents Moore՚s position? (August Paper-3)

Answer from the codes given below:

(2) Ends justify the means

(2) Moral rules can be empirically demonstrated

(3) Moral rules are as indefinable as ‘good’ is indefinable

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) and (3)

b.

(1) and (2)

c.

(2) and (3)

d.

(1) (2) and (2)

Question 269

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Nyāya Philosophy of language Īśvarecchā is: (January Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The cause of Śābdabodha

b.

The cause of Laksana

c.

Sakti itself

d.

The cause of sakti

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