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Question 157

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following is incorrect with reference to Wittgenstein?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Don՚t ask for the meaning, but better to ask for the use of language

b.

Private language is not possible.

c.

Religion is a faith based on existence of God

d.

Just like there are different language games, there are different forms of life

Question 158

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Question

MCQ▾

Frege, in “On Sense and Reference” , makes which of the following statements?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It is not necessary that every sign that refers to an object should have a sense or meaning.

b.

It is possible to substitute different statements with different senses and signs without changing their truth value.

c.

Sign is any expression which may be used to designate an object.

d.

All b., c. and a. are correct

Question 159

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Question

Matching-Pair▾

Find matching pair:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William James

Varieties of Religious Experience.

b.

Sartre

Bad Faith.

c.

Wittgenstein

Refutation of Idealism.

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

Question 160

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following views were held by John Dewey with regard to education?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Education is not merely a preparation for life, but life itself.

b.

Both traditional and progressive education are insufficient.

c.

Continuity and interaction are the principles that determine the quality of education.

d.

All b., c. and a. are correct

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