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Question 183

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

Question

MCQ▾

Select the correct code is reference to Rousseau՚s philosophy

1. Rousseau proposes the idea of General Will/power of the people

2. He believed in direct and not representative democracy

3. The state of nature is nasty and short, as Hobbes՚ suggests

4. Might always produces right

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1 alone is true

b.

1 and 2 are true

c.

1,2 and 3 are true

d.

None of the above

Question 184

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth and Validity

Question

MCQ▾

Select which of the following code is false

1. All valid deductive arguments are sound arguments

2. Deductive argument can either be valid or invalid or still have true premises

3. When the conclusion of a deductive argument is true, the argument must be sound

4. When premises of a deductive argument are true, then conclusion is always true.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

2

b.

1,3 and 4

c.

3 and 4

d.

1 and 2

Question 185

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

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Arguing that people on welfare are ripping off the rest of “us” is an example of the fallacy of: (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Dramatique Instance

b.

Circular Logic

c.

Ad holmium

d.

Begging the question

Question 186

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

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

According to Plato՚s theory of justice, match the following cardinal virtues with the three stages

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

Philosopher king

(i)

Temperance

(B)

Traders

(ii)

Knowledge or wisdom

(C)

Soldiers

(iii)

Emotion

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

d.

All of the above

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