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Question 69

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following statements was propounded by Wittgenstein? (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I think therefore I am

b.

To be is to be perceived

c.

Where of one cannot speak, there of one must remain silent.

d.

I am therefore I think

Question 70

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Consider the following statements with reference to pragmatism of C. S. Peirce, and mark the correct code. (July Paper -2)

(i) Pragmatism is not a method of reflection.

(ii) Pragmatism is a method of reflection having for its purpose to render ideas clear.

(iii) It is merely a technique for ascertaining the meaning of conceptions.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (ii) and (iii) are true.

b.

Only (i) and (ii) are true.

c.

Only (ii) is true.

d.

Only (i) is true.

Question 71

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements correctly represents Moore՚s position? (August Paper-3)

Answer from the codes given below:

(2) Ends justify the means

(2) Moral rules can be empirically demonstrated

(3) Moral rules are as indefinable as ‘good’ is indefinable

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) and (3)

b.

(1) and (2)

c.

(2) and (3)

d.

(1) (2) and (2)

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