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Question 1

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

When the mind perceives the agreement or disagreement of two ideas by direct inspection without intervention of any other ideas is known as: (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sensitive knowledge

b.

Intuitive knowledge

c.

Demonstrative knowledge

d.

All of the above

Question 2

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

G. E. Moore՚s refutation of idealism is based on which one of the following? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Distinction between mind and matter.

b.

Distinction between act of awareness and object of awareness.

c.

Distinction between sense and reference.

d.

Distinction between knower and the act of knowing.

Question 3

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The view that “Happiness does not consist of a preponderance of pleasurable moments which are free from pain but in the possession and creative exercise of power.” – Can be attributed to which one of the following philosophers? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hegel

b.

Heidegger

c.

Nietzsche

d.

Moore

Question 4

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following statements are true with reference to Russell՚s “problems of philosophy” ? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Universals are unreal, that exist only in imagination.

b.

Universals are real entities, that exist in both mental and physical worlds.

c.

Universals are real entities which exist neither in the mental nor in the physical worlds, and yet have a subsistent or logical status.

d.

Universals are real entities that exist only in the mental world.

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