Contemporary Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 79 - 81 of 183

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Question 79

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 Paper -2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hegel

b.

Nietzsche

c.

Heidegger

d.

Moore

Question 80

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 Paper -2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

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

b.

Universals are unreal, that exist only in imagination.

c.

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

d.

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

Question 81

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

According to the principle of verification, ‘meaning of a proposition is the mode of its verification’ . (January Paper-2)

Reason(Ꭱ)

All the statements which could neither be verified nor falsified by experience are meaningful.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

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