Classical and Modern Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 406 - 409 of 541

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Question 406

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Classical Liberalism and Social Contract Theory (Hobbes, Rousseau, Locke)

Appeared in Year: 2021

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Progress of modern sciences and reflection on method have led to the development of the new fields of analysis in Renaissance philosophy. Which among the following correctly trace the influence of a particular science on a particular philosopher thought?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Mathematics on Descartes

b.

Historical science on Hegel

c.

Mechanics on Hobbes

d.

All a., c. and b. are correct

Question 407

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Plato's Theory of Justice and State

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Which of the following features were attributed by Plato to his conception of the Ideal State?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Rule of philosophy.

b.

System of capitalism.

c.

Equality of men and women.

d.

Both c. and a. are correct

Question 408

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Sufficient Reason

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Which of the following statements are in tune with Spinoza՚s philosophy?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Pantheism

b.

God alone is substance.

c.

Two orders of knowing.

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

Question 409

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
J. S. Mill

Appeared in Year: 2021

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Mill, in his Utilitarianism, proposes the conception of Utility or Happiness as the directive rule of human conduct.

Which of the following are drawn from his conception of Happiness to form the utilitarian standard?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The agent acts as a disinterested spectator

b.

The agent՚s own happiness is the paramount

c.

Happiness of all concerned is over-riding

d.

Both c. and a. are correct

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