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Question 294

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

Question

MCQ▾

According to Logic, every proposition has ________ components

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Four

b.

Three only

c.

Five

d.

Two only

Question 295

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Choose the sets on the premise of the symbolic representation of the categorical propositions

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

The class of things that are both S and non-P is empty

(i)

SP

(B)

The class of things that are both S and P is empty

(ii)

Some S is not P

(C)

The class of things that are both S and non-P is not empty

(iii)

SP

(D)

The class of things that are both S and P is not empty

(iv)

All S is P

Choices

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

a.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

Question 296

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

Question

MCQ▾

Formal fallacies are a structural error in a ________ argument

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Inductive

b.

Inductive and Deductive

c.

Deductive

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 297

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Egoism

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following

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

Rational Egoism

(i)

Man can rationally act in one՚s self interest

(B)

Psychological Egoism

(ii)

Man ought to do what is in there self-interest

(C)

Ethical Egoism

(iii)

Man can only act according to their self-interest

Choices

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

a.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

All of the above

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