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Question 1

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Aristotle's Metaphysics and Physics

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Conceptual knowledge is the only genuine knowledge. (July)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Conceptual knowledge does not presuppose the reality of corresponding ideal or abstract objects.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question 2

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Aristotle's Metaphysics and Physics

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Forms are not apart from things, but inherent in them; they are not transcendent butimmanent” is the view that can be ascribed to which one of the following Greek philosophers? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Democritus

b.

Socrates

c.

Aristotle

d.

Plato

Question 3

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Pre-Socratic Philosophy of Thales

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Consider the following statements in the light of Heraclitus and mark the correct code:

(i) Heraclitus held that the world had always existed and thus rejected cosmogony.

(ii) The world and its constituents are in a state of perpetual flux.

(iii) He argued that ‘The path up is the same as path down’ . (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (i) is true.

b.

(i) , (ii) and (iii) are true.

c.

Only (i) and (iii) are true.

d.

Only (i) and (ii) are true.

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