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Question 279

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Consider following assertions: If sugar has sweetness today, it does not mean that it will remain sweet tomorrow also because – (July Paper -2)

(i) Sweetness is not inherent in the sugar.

(ii) There is only circumstantial relation between sugar and the sweetness.

(iii) There is no necessary causal relation between sugar and the sweetness.

(iv) There is only conjunction between sugar and the sweetness.

Select the correct code in the light of David Hume՚s view-point:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (i) is correct.

b.

Only (iii) and (iv) are correct.

c.

Only (ii) is correct.

d.

Only (ii) and (iv) are correct.

Question 280

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The distinction between impression and idea was made by (January Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hume

b.

Kant

c.

Locke

d.

Berkeley

Question 281

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to Russell there are two ways of grouping particulars; one into ‘things’ and the other into ‘series of perspectives’ , which of the following sets of terms is used by him, respectively. (August Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

‘Objects’ and ‘minds’

b.

‘Pieces of matter’ and ‘biography’

c.

‘Pieces of body’ and ‘background’

d.

‘Form’ and autobiography

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