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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2016

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

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2016

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.

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the List – I with List – II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below: (July)

List-Ⅰ (Group I)List-Ⅱ (Group II)
(A)

Mind is incapable of framing abstract ideas.

(i)

Hume

(B)

If a principle can be imprinted on the soul without being known, it is impossible to distinguish between what is nature and what not.

(ii)

Locke

(C)

Objects are not necessarily but the ideas are connected in our mind by association.

(iii)

Descartes

(D)

I could not have been the cause of my own existence for I have an idea of perfection.

(iv)

Berkeley

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

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