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Question 9

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the Philosophers noted below belong to Milesian School?

Make the correct code:

1. Thales

2. Anaximander

3. Parmenides

4. Anaximanes (June Paper - 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1,2 and 4

b.

2 and 3

c.

2 and 4

d.

All of the above

Question 10

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

A Hypothesis is scientifically valuable if it is (June Paper - 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Verifiable

b.

Opposed to established scientific law

c.

Opposed to religious belief

d.

In agreement with a religious belief

Question 11

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the List – I with List – II and select the correct answer using the code given below: (June)

List-Ⅰ (Thinker)List-Ⅱ (Books)
(A)

W. V. Quine

(i)

Foundations of Arithmetic

(B)

G. Frege

(ii)

My Philosophical Development

(C)

B. Russell

(iii)

From a logical point of view

(D)

L. Wittgenstein

(iv)

The Blue and Brown Books

Choices

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

a.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

Question 12

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Punishment is inflicted on a criminal in order to reform or educate him” is the view of following theory: (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Reformative theory of punishment

b.

Deterrent theory of punishment

c.

Retributive theory of punishment

d.

None of the above

Developed by: