Classical and Modern Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 535 - 539 of 541

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Question 535

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

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MCQ▾

Which of the following laws of thought are tautologies?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Law of difference

b.

Law of excluded middle

c.

Law of identity

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 536

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Mind-Body Dualism

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Matching-Pair▾

Find matching pair:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Locke

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

b.

Leibniz

Monadology

c.

Descartes

Meditations

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 537

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Descarte's Method of Doubt

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MCQ▾

Which of the following ideas are associated with rationalism in Western philosophy?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Doctrine of innate ideas

b.

Knowledge can only be acquired through the senses

c.

Truths are a priori

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

Question 538

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Anaximenies

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MCQ▾

Which of the following statements are in tune with Anaximenes՚ philosophy?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Air is the primary element of the universe

b.

Condensation and rarefaction are the two opposite processes

c.

The earth is a sphere surrounded by air

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

Question 539

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Theory of Causation

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MCQ▾

Identify the true statements with respect to Aristotle՚s theory of causation.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

With respect to a cloth, the weaver is the efficient cause

b.

The ultimate final cause is God

c.

The material cause of an entity is its form

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

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