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Question 447

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Theories of Punishment

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the incorrect statements regarding the theories of punishment:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A general deterrent is intended to prevent the crime from being committed by the rest of the society.

b.

An eye for an eye is the principle of the reformative theory.

c.

The retributive theory believes in preventing future instances of the crime.

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 448

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth-Functions and Propositional Logic

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

True-False▾

Statements

  1. A false proposition implies any proposition whatsoever.

  2. A true proposition is implied by any proposition whatsoever

  3. A propositional function is either true or false

  4. Singular proposition does not require instantiation

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both statement Ⅰ & statement Ⅲ are true.

b.

None of the statements is correct.

c.

Statement Ⅰ, Ⅱ & Ⅳ are all true.

d.

Both statement Ⅲ & statement Ⅳ are true.

Question 449

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Nature of Propositions

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the true statements with regard to the distribution of terms in propositions:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

In E propositions, the subject and predicate are distributed.

b.

In A proposition, the subject and predicate are distributed.

c.

In I propositions the subject and predicate are undistributed.

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

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