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Question 44

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Pythagoras

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements are true with reference to Protagoras. Mark the correct code: (January Paper-2)

(i) Man is the measure of all things. (ii) Truth is objective.

(iii) What is true to one person need not be so to the other.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(i) is true.

b.

(i) and (iii) are true.

c.

(ii) and (iii) are true.

d.

(i) and (ii) are true.

Question 45

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth and Validity

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Truth is the attribute of (July Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

proposition and syllogism

b.

Proposition

c.

Syllogism

d.

Term

Question 46

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Pre-Socratic Philosophy of Thales

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) . Considering (A) and (R) in the light of Thales. Select the correct code:

Magnet has a soul. Reason (July Paper -2)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Magnet possesses a power to move other things.

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 false

d.

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

Question 47

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Hume's Impressions and Ideas

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Consider following assertions: If sugar has sweetness today, it does not mean that it will remain sweet tomorrow also because – (July Paper -2)

(i) Sweetness is not inherent in the sugar.

(ii) There is only circumstantial relation between sugar and the sweetness.

(iii) There is no necessary causal relation between sugar and the sweetness.

(iv) There is only conjunction between sugar and the sweetness.

Select the correct code in the light of David Hume՚s view-point:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (i) is correct.

b.

Only (iii) and (iv) are correct.

c.

Only (ii) is correct.

d.

Only (ii) and (iv) are correct.

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