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Question 114

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Nature of Propositions

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Two statements are said to materially equivalent if: (November Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

No question of truth and falsity is involved.

b.

One is true and another is false.

c.

Both are false.

d.

Both are true and both are false.

Question 115

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

When calling something good is characteristically praising or commending or recommending; it refers to: (November Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Descriptive fallacy

b.

Naturalistic fallacy

c.

Speech Act fallacy

d.

Assertion fallacy

Question 116

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Pythagoras

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following holds the view that ‘’ Things are things because they can be ennumerated ‘’ ?

(November Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Anaximander

b.

Pythagoras

c.

Parmenides

d.

Heraclitus

Question 117

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

A Categorical syllogism commits a fallacy of four terms if more than three terms are used. (November paper-3)

Reason(Ꭱ)

In a standard form of categorical syllogism, there are three and only three terms occurring twice each in the same meaning

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

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