Classical and Modern Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 456 - 459 of 541

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Question 456

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

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Identify the valid immediate inferences one may draw from the Square of Opposition:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

If I is true – A is true; E is false; O is undetermined.

b.

If E is false – A is undetermined; I is true; O is undetermined.

c.

If A is true – E is false; I is true; O is false.

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 457

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Aristotle's Metaphysics and Physics

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Which of the following is not a feature of Plato՚s ‘Ideal State’ ?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

System of communism

b.

Complete freedom of expression in art and literature

c.

Equality among men and women

d.

Control over the education system

Question 458

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Classical Liberalism and Social Contract Theory (Hobbes, Rousseau, Locke)

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Which of the following are reasons for the insecurity of property in the state of nature, according to Locke?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Absence of natural power to execute natural laws.

b.

Absence of impartial judge.

c.

Absence of established law.

d.

All c., a. and b. are correct

Question 459

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Descarte's Method of Doubt

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In the light of the Cartesian Method, identify the true statements:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The object of Descartes՚ method is to obtain certitude in philosophical knowledge.

b.

Descartes laid down five broad rules for his self-guidance.

c.

Descartes believed that when doubt is pushed to its farthest limit, knowledge is revealed.

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

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