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Question 503

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Duty

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MCQ▾

Which of the following are part of the four sources of duties mentioned by Cicero?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Self-imposed duties

b.

The duty because of our individuality

c.

The duty because of our human nature

d.

All a., c. and b. are correct

Question 504

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

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MCQ▾

Conversion is an absolutely valid form of immediate inference for which of the following propositions?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

No man is a woman

b.

Some men are white

c.

Some humans are not men

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

Question 505

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Pythagoras

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MCQ▾

Which of the following beliefs were held by Pythagoras?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The universe is composed of pairs of opposites

b.

Principle of reincarnation

c.

Water is the principal element of nature

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

Question 506

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Hume's Impressions and Ideas

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Matching-Pair▾

Find the pair which does not match:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Locke

Immaterialism

b.

Hume

Mitigated scepticism

c.

Spinoza

Parallelism

d.

Leibniz

Monadology

Question 507

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Subjectivism

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MCQ▾

Which of the following statements are not compatible with ethical subjectivism?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

There are no universal moral laws

b.

Ethical values are derived from God

c.

Ethical statements express propositions that refer to objective features of the world

d.

Both b. and c. are correct

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