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Question 129

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following

List-Ⅰ (Coloum-1)List-Ⅱ (Coloum-2)
(A)

Two Treatises of Civil Government

(i)

Locke

(B)

The Principles of Political Rights

(ii)

Rousseau

(C)

Discourse on Inequality

(iii)

Rousseau

(D)

Leviathan

(iv)

Hobbes

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

Question 130

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Egoism

Question

MCQ▾
Tabale of the Columan I & Columan II
Column-IColumn-II
1Ethical Egoismimeans to act as per reasons for the sake of self interest
2Psychological Egoismiimeans to act only according to one՚s self-interest
3Rational Egoismiiimeans one should act according to one՚s self interest
ivmeans one should act according to one՚s self interest but by keeping ethical values in mind

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1-iv, 2-iii, 3-i

b.

1-iv, 2-ii, 3-i

c.

1-iii, 2-ii, 3-i

d.

All of the above

Question 131

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth and Validity

Question

MCQ▾

The claim of an inductive argument is that premises provide ________ for the conclusion.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Validity

b.

Absolute evidence

c.

Some evidence

d.

No evidence

Question 132

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

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the statement is false about the nature of corresponding statements;

1. When two propositions have same subject and predicate and same quality, different quantity

2. When two propositions have same subject and predicate and same quantity, different quality

3. Corresponding propositions are propositions A and I.

4. Corresponding propositions are the propositions A and E

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

2 and 4 are true

b.

4 is true

c.

1 and 3 are true

d.

1 is true

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