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Question 460

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Hume's Impressions and Ideas

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following statements is true according to Hume?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Metaphysical statements are meaningless

b.

Only knowledge concerning the matters of fact is impossible

c.

A statement is true if it is verifiable

d.

Causal relation is based on constant conjunction

Question 461

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Use of Symbols

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is the correct symbolic representation of the sentence below:

We shall swim even if it rains

(where W - we shall swim and R- it rains)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(R ~R) ⊃ S

b.

S ⊃ (Rv ~R)

c.

(R v ~R) ⊃ S

d.

R ⊃ S

Question 462

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Hume's Impressions and Ideas

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following is acceptable to David Hume?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sensationalism

b.

Parallelism of Mind and Matter

c.

Materialism

d.

Spiritualism

Question 463

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Heraclitus and Democritus

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following are not acceptable to Heraclitus

  1. only permanent thing is change
  2. Once cannot step into the river twice
  3. Being passes into not-being and not being into being
  4. Apeiron is the fundamental stuff of the universe

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

2 and 4

b.

3 and 4

c.

1 and 3

d.

1 and 4

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