Classical and Modern Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 374 - 377 of 541

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Question 374

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Ethical Realism and Intuitionism

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements match with emotive theory of ethics? (4th Evening shift)

I. The function of ethical language is to express feelings

II. If a statement is not verifiable by observation, it is not tautologous

III. Ethics predicates are factual

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only I

b.

I and III only

c.

I, II and III

d.

II and III only

Question 375

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

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The characteristics of any deductive argument whose premises of true would provide conclusive grounds for the truth of its conclusion is called (4th Evening shift)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Implication

b.

Validity

c.

Modus Ponens

d.

Truth value

Question 376

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Use of Symbols

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Choose the correct option for the symbolisation of the following (4th Evening shift)

All women are brave

Some humans are women

Therefore, some human are brave

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Therefore,

b.

Therefore,

c.

Therefore,

d.

Therefore,

Question 377

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The type of immediate inference in which subject and predicate terms are simply interchanged is called (4th Evening shift)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Inversion

b.

Obversion

c.

Conversion

d.

Contraposition

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