Classical Indian Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 547 - 550 of 577

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Question 547

Classical Indian Philosophy
Asatkaryavada

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Identify the incorrect statements with respect to the Nyaya-Vaisheshika theory of causation.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

There are two kinds of causes identified by the Nyaya-Vaisheshika philosophers

b.

Asatkaryavada is also held by Samkhya and opposed by Vedanta

c.

Asatkaryavada is the belief that the effect does not pre-exist in the cause

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

Question 548

Classical Indian Philosophy
Prakrti

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Identify the incorrect statements with respect to the concept of Prakriti in Samkhya philosophy.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Prakriti is the Drashtru – the seer

b.

The first evolute of Prakriti is Ahamkara – egoism

c.

Prakriti is the primordial matter out of which the whole universe is made

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

Question 549

Classical Indian Philosophy
Sat-Paramitas

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MCQ▾

Which among the following are not part of the Shad Paramitas mentioned in Mahayana Buddhism?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Metta

b.

Saccha

c.

Dana

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

Question 550

Classical Indian Philosophy
Pramana

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With reference to the Charvaka Darshana, identify the correct statements.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Vatsyayana՚s Kama Sutra is the foundational text of Charvaka Darshana

b.

The Charvaka Darshana was founded by Brihaspati

c.

The Charvakas accept only perception as a valid means of knowledge

d.

Both b. and c. are correct

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