Classical and Modern Western Philosophy-Ethics [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 1 - 5 of 55

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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question MCQ▾

Everything has a cause. How does Kant interpret it? (August Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It is a case of pre-established harmony.

b.

It is the habit of the mind.

c.

We have seen events being preceded by causes.

d.

It is because of the application of the category of causality.

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question MCQ▾

Which one of the thinkers has maintained that moral language is prescriptive? (August Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Moore

b.

Ayer

c.

Ross

d.

Hare

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question MCQ▾

Who among the following has said ‘Autonomy is the basis of the dignity of human and of every rational being’ ? (July Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Kant

b.

Ross

c.

Green

d.

Hegel

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Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question MCQ▾

Which one of the following is inconsistent pair? (July Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Emotivism – A J Ayer

b.

Intuitionism – Martineau

c.

Naturalism – S E Toulmin

d.

Rationalism – Kant

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Question 5

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question MCQ▾

Which one of the following is a statement of naturalistic Ethical theory? (July Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A right action is one that is approved by God.

b.

A good is what a rational person desires.

c.

The good is desirable

d.

A right action is one that is approved by my conscience.

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