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Question 107

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“There is no one standard meaning of a given word, it has as many meanings as it has uses, and that these are countless.” – is the view held by: (January Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Frege

b.

Dammett

c.

Russell

d.

Wittgenstein

Question 108

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In the light of Frege՚s view which of the following is incorrect? (November Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sense, is the mode of presentation of object which is the reference of the expression whose sense it is

b.

The reference is the mode of presentation

c.

Definite descriptions with proper names have both sense and reference, and their reference is determined by their sense

d.

The reference of the predicate is concept

Question 109

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Phenomenology, according to Husserl, rests upon which of the following radical conviction? (November Paper-2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Meaning is in the world alone

b.

Meaning is in the intentional relationship between the mind and the world

c.

Meaning is in the mind alone

d.

Meaning is neither in the mind nor in the world

Question 110

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

In the light of Heidegger՚s thought match the following List - I with List - II and choose the correct answer with the help of code given below: (November Paper-2)

List-Ⅰ (Column-I)List-Ⅱ (Column-II)
(A)

Fear

(i)

Circumspection

(B)

Existent

(ii)

That possibility that reveals itself

(C)

Phenomenon

(iii)

A mode of man՚s being

(D)

Ready - to - hand

(iv)

Possibility

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

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