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Question 155

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth Table for Testing the Validity of Arguments

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following fallacies with their other names

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

Missing the point

(i)

Ad Hominem

(B)

Appeal to Emotion

(ii)

Ad Populum

(C)

Appeal to Force

(iii)

Ad Populum

(D)

Argument against people

(iv)

Ad Baculum

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

Question 156

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Quantification and Rules of Quantification

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

From any true substitution instance of a propositional function, we may validly infer the existential quantification of that propositional function. Identify this rule (Decemer)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Existential Generalisation

b.

Universal Generalisation

c.

Existential Instantiation

d.

Universal Instantiation

Question 157

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Nature of Propositions

Question

MCQ▾

Select the correct code in reference to the nature of Propositions

1. All sentences are propositions

2. Propositions and statements are regarded as the same

3. Proposition is the unit of reasoning in Logic

4. Verbal expression of a judgement is called proposition

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

All of them are true

b.

3 and 4 are correct

c.

2,3 are correct

d.

2,3 and 4 are correct

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