Classical and Modern Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 66 - 69 of 541

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Question 66

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Heraclitus and Democritus

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

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“Atoms exist- they are the existent. Empty spaces exist, even when they are paradoxically called the non-existent. And nothing else exists” is the view of (January Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Parmenides

b.

Democritus

c.

Heraclitus

d.

Anaxagoras

Question 67

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Heraclitus and Democritus

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

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Who among the following believed that “All things are full of Souls and Spirits” ? (January Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Democritus

b.

Heraclitus

c.

Pythagoras

d.

Parmenides

Question 68

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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Consider the argument and choose the fallacy. (August Paper-3)

All traditionally religious people are fundamentalists. All traditionally religious people are opponents of abortion. Therefore, all opponents of abortion are fundamentalists.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Fallacy of exclusive premises

b.

Fallacy of undistributed middle

c.

Fallacy of illicit major

d.

Fallacy of illicit minor

Question 69

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

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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According to Plato the aim of philosophy is to arrive at knowledge that is: (August Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Universal, sentient reality behind world of ideas.

b.

Universal, Unchangeable, eternal reality behind transitory appearances by sense.

c.

Universal, Changeable, mutable reality behind transitory appearances of sense.

d.

Particular, changeable, mutable reality behind universals.

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