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Question 74

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Hume's Impressions and Ideas

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which pair of philosophers holds the view that ‘I can be aware of myself without being aware of an object’ ? (July Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hume and Spinoza

b.

Hume and Berkeley

c.

Berkeley and Locke

d.

Locke and Hume

Question 75

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Heraclitus and Democritus

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Consider the following statements in the light of Heraclitus and mark the correct code: (July Paper -2)

Consider the following statements in the light of Heraclitus and mark the correct code:

(i) Heraclitus held that the world had always existed and thus rejected cosmogony.

(ii) The world and its constituents are in a state of perpetual flux.

(iii) He argued that ‘The path up is the same as path down’ .

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (i) is true.

b.

All (i) , (ii) and (iii) are true.

c.

Only (i) and (iii) are true.

d.

Only (i) and (ii) are true.

Question 76

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Parmenides

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

While propagating the theory of illusion, which one of the following philosophers argued that ‘the world of sense is an illusion’ ? (July Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William James

b.

Protagoras

c.

Parmenides

d.

Francis Bacon

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