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Question 393

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Identity of Indiscernible

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MCQ▾

Which of the following is not true of monads in Leibniz՚s universe?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

All monads represent the universe in the same manner.

b.

Order in the natural world corresponding to a hierarchy of monads

c.

Every monad perceives or represents and expresses the entire universe

d.

Each monad is windowless

Question 394

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
J. S. Mill

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MCQ▾

In Mill՚s Utilitarianism, the statement that it is “better to be a Socrates dissatisfied that a fool satisfied” assumes that happiness is matter concemed;

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Not with the mere feeling of content.

b.

Only with brute pleasure and desire

c.

Only with quantitative increase and decrease

d.

Not with rational deliberation at all

Question 395

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Categorical Syllogism

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Statement-Conclusion▾

Statement

In the syllogism below, which conclusion (s) follow (s) from the premises?

All students are men.

No men are beasts

Conclusions

  1. Therefore, no students are beasts.

  2. Therefore, no beasts are students.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

All of the conclusions follow.

b.

Only conclusion Ⅱ can follow.

c.

None of the conclusions follow.

d.

Either one of the conclusions follows.

Question 396

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Pre-Socratic Philosophy of Thales

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MCQ▾

Which of the following reflect true positions held by the Milesian School of Pre-Socratic philosophy?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Thales was notable for having predicted an eclipse during his time.

b.

Unlike Thales and Anaximenes, Anaximander believed that the earth was spherical.

c.

Anaximenes believed that the earth was a flat disc floating upon air.

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

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