Contemporary Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 82 - 85 of 183

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Question 82

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Hermeneutic consistency” refers to (August Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The analysis of texts to achieve a coherent explanation of them.

b.

The analysis of texts to achieve incoherent explanation of them.

c.

The criticism of texts to achieve consistency in them.

d.

Interpreting texts in a consistent way.

Question 83

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Gilbert Ryle՚s theory of “Ghost in the Machine” rejects (January Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Berkeley՚s Idealism

b.

Spinoza՚s Pantheism

c.

Rational capacity of the mind as such

d.

Descarte՚s Body-Mind Dualism

Question 84

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

‘Being-towards-death is a constant fleeing in the face of death’ expresses the philosophy of (January Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Russell

b.

Moore

c.

Husserl

d.

Heidegger

Question 85

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Consider the following pairs with reference to Hermeneutics and mark the correct code: (July Paper-3)

(i) Friedrich Schleiermacher – Romantic Hermeneutics

(ii) Heidegger – Radical Hermeneutics

(iii) Derrida – Hermeneutics phenomenology

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(i) is correctly matched.

b.

(ii) and (iii) are correctly matched.

c.

(i) and (ii) are correctly matched

d.

(iii) is correctly matched.

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