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Question 286

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

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In the traditional square of opposition, if ‘O’ is true, then: (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

‘A’ is true; ‘E’ is false; ‘I’ is undetermined.

b.

‘A’ is false; ‘E’ and ‘I’ are undetermined.

c.

‘A’ is true; ‘E’ and ‘I’ are undetermined.

d.

‘A’ is false; ‘E’ and ‘I’ are true.

Question 287

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

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MCQ▾

The origin of the concept of Social Contract theory is associated with

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hobbes

b.

Rousseau

c.

Locke

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 288

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

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MCQ▾

The following syllogism is ________

All ghosts are imaginary

All unicorns are imaginary

Therefore, all ghosts are unicorns

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

can՚t be known, it talks about ghosts and unicorns

b.

Valid

c.

Invalid

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 289

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

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

If you can՚t prove that Ken had an affair with the nanny, then he՚s been faithful to his wife is an example of: (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

False dichotomy

b.

Slippery slope

c.

Begging the question

d.

Appeal to authority

Question 290

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

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

To obvert a proposition in an immediate inference (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Quantity is to be changed and the predicate term is to be replaced with its complement.

b.

Quality is to be changed and the predicate term is to be replaced with its complement.

c.

Only quantity of the proposition is to be changed.

d.

Only quality of the proposition is to be changed

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