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Question 192

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

Question

MCQ▾

“Bible is the word of God because it is the Bible” is an example of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Red herring

b.

Straw Man

c.

Straw Man and Red herring

d.

None of the above

Question 193

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Pre-Socratic Philosophy of Thales

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following; (December)

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

Principles of Human Knowledge

(i)

Hume

(B)

An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

(ii)

Descartes

(C)

An essay concerning Human Understanding

(iii)

Berkeley

(D)

Principia Philosophia

(iv)

Locke

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

Question 194

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

Question

MCQ▾

The following statement is false in reference to the nature of contraposition, immediate inferences;

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The proposition derived from contraposition is called contrapositive

b.

The contraposition of A, E, and O is perfectly valid.

c.

The contraposition of I proposition is not possible.

d.

Neither the quality nor the quantity of the original position is changed in contraposition.

Question 195

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Use of Symbols

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following

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

Distribution

(i)

(B)

Transposition

(ii)

[p. (qvr) ] ≡ [ (p. q) v (p. r)

(C)

Commutation

(iii)

(p ⊃ q) ≡ (~pvq)

(D)

Material Implication

(iv)

(p ⊃ q) ≡ (~q ⊃ ~p

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

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