Contemporary Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 115 - 118 of 183

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Question 115

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

We can and must conceive that blue might exist and yet the sensation of blue not exists. (November Paper-3)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Sensation, according to Moore, has two elements, consciousness, and the other, object of consciousness.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

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

Question 116

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“All life and all happiness are governed by the will to power” is the view of (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ryle

b.

Nietzsche

c.

Husserl

d.

James

Question 117

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“I assert that Krishna is innocent” in the context of Speech Act theory, this statement is (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Systematically misleading sentence

b.

Locutionary Act

c.

Meaningless sentence

d.

Performative Sentence

Question 118

Contemporary Western Philosophy
Critique of the Liberal Self

Question

MCQ▾

Choose the incorrect code amongst the following statements in the light of Michael Sander

1. He criticised Kant and John Rawls՚ notion of Liberalism

2. He favoured Kant and John Rawls՚ notion of Liberalism

3. He talks about encumbered self

4. He talks about unencumbered self

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

2 and 3 are incorrect

b.

2 and 4 are incorrect

c.

1 and 2 are incorrect

d.

None of the above

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