Classical Indian Philosophy-Heterodox Systems: Carvaka [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 1 - 4 of 41

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Question 1

Heterodox Systems: Carvaka
Pramana

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to Carvakas anumana cannot be a prama a because (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It is self-contradictory.

b.

It is not infallible.

c.

It cannot prove God.

d.

Its vyapti cannot be established.

Question 2

Heterodox Systems: Carvaka
Pramana

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Carvaka did not accept Anumana because: (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

We cannot establish the necessary relation between Hetu and Sadhya

b.

Anumana generally is used for proving unreal things such as God and Soul

c.

The object of Anumana cannot be verified through perception.

d.

Anumana is based on perception

Question 3

Heterodox Systems: Carvaka
Pramana

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to Carvaka anumana cannot be accepted as a source of knowledge because (June Paper - 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

There is doubt regarding the knowledge of Pak sa

b.

Vyapti cannot be established

c.

There is not necessary relation between Paksa and Sadhya

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 4

Heterodox Systems: Carvaka
Indian Materialism and Hedonism

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The nature of man according to Cārvāka philosophy is (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The physical body

b.

The self

c.

The consciousness

d.

None of the above

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