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Question 482

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Method of Dialectics

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MCQ▾

Which of the following are processes of the dialectic method according to Plato?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Classification and dividing of data.

b.

Construction of propositions.

c.

Generalizing on the basis of induction.

d.

All b., c. and a. are correct

Question 483

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Nature of Propositions

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MCQ▾

“All dogs are cats” – from this proposition, which of the following inferences may be made?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Some dogs are cats.

b.

No dog is non-cat.

c.

All cats are dogs.

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

Question 484

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Induction and Causality

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MCQ▾

Identify the true statements in the light of Hume՚s philosophy:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hume՚s skepticism leads to a rejection of metaphysics.

b.

Hume was a champion of rational theology.

c.

Personal identity is a fictitious construct.

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

Question 485

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Theory of Causation

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following are true with regard to Aristotelian metaphysics?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Entelechy refers to the law of rebirth.

b.

Aristotle believed that the effect is potentially contained in the cause.

c.

Potentially is prior to actuality.

d.

Both b. and c. are correct

Question 486

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth-Functions and Propositional Logic

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

True-False▾

Statements

  1. Negation is a binary truth-functional operator

  2. Inductive leap makes the conclusion of an inductive argument probable

  3. Boolean interpretation accepts only the contradictory square of opposition of propositions

  4. Truth table is a decision procedure

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

None of the statements is correct.

b.

Statement Ⅱ, Ⅲ & Ⅳ are all true.

c.

Both statement Ⅲ & statement Ⅳ are true.

d.

Only statement Ⅱ is true.

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