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Question 494

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Subjectivism

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MCQ▾

In the light of the ethical theory of subjectivism, identify the true statements:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ethical subjectivists believe that all desires have equal moral validity.

b.

Subjectivism and cultural relativism are similar ethical theories.

c.

Metaphysical subjectivism was held by Berkeley, among others.

d.

All c., b. and a. are correct

Question 495

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Plato and Aristotle's Theory of Knowledge

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Who holds the view that, “All knowledge is, knowledge through concepts” ?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Anaximander

b.

Anaximenes

c.

Protagoras

d.

Socrates

Question 496

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Spirit

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MCQ▾

In the light of Spinoza՚s Parallelism, identify the incorrect statements:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Parallelism combines the dualism of substance with the monism of attributes.

b.

Mind and body, though not independent, are separate entities.

c.

Mind and matter are considered as correlative aspects of God.

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

Question 497

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Descarte's Method of Doubt

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MCQ▾

Identify the true statements with regard to Descartes:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Descartes is the father of modern Western philosophy.

b.

Descartes was an atheist.

c.

Descartes believed that clearness and distinctness are the criteria of truth.

d.

Both c. and a. are correct

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