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Question 450

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

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MCQ▾

In the light of the terms used in a categorical syllogism, identify the correct statements:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The middle term appears in both the premises but not in the conclusion.

b.

The minor premise contains the minor term.

c.

A categorical syllogism uses only three terms.

d.

All c., b. and a. are correct

Question 451

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Imperative

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MCQ▾

Which of the following are true with reference to the Kantian concept of categorical imperative?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Duty is the necessity to act out of reverence for the law.

b.

Moral acts are those that are done as the result of a categorical imperative.

c.

Goodwill is the only thing that is unconditionally good.

d.

All a., c. and b. are correct

Question 452

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Laws of Thought Classification of Propositions Square of Opposition

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MCQ▾

Which of the following are true laws of thought according to Western logic?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The law of identity and the law of excluded middle are considered to be tautologies.

b.

Violation of the law of identity leads to the informal fallacy of amphiboly.

c.

The law of non-contradiction states that no statement can be both true and false at the same time in the same sense.

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

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