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Question 277

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

Question

MCQ▾

″ All mammals have wings.

All reptiles are mammals.

Therefore all reptiles have wings ″ .

This argument is ________ in nature

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sound

b.

Inductive

c.

Invalid

d.

Valid

Question 278

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Aristotle's Metaphysics and Physics

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following; (December)

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

The doctrine of four elements

(i)

Pythagoras

(B)

God is the unmoved mover

(ii)

Empedocles

(C)

Air is the fundamental source of universe

(iii)

Aristotle

(D)

Number is the fundamental source of universe

(iv)

Anaximenes

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

Question 279

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

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MCQ▾

Who avers, “A bad rule is better than no rule”

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hobbes

b.

Gandhi

c.

Locke

d.

Rousseau

Question 280

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Egoism

Question

MCQ▾

… theory holds that, right and wrong is independent of our customs

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Moral Universalism and Moral Absolutism

b.

Moral Universalism

c.

Cultural Relativism

d.

Moral Absolutism

Question 281

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

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MCQ▾

________ fallacy is a fallacy of distraction

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Red herring

b.

Red herring and Straw man

c.

Straw man

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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