Contemporary Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 161 - 163 of 183

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Question 161

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2020 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following involves Category mistake according to Ryle

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The university of Delhi contains various departments

b.

The child of a barren woman

c.

Saturday is on the bed

d.

The cat is on the chair

Question 162

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

Read the following statements

  1. Rahul is not what he is and is what he is not
  2. The book is a book and can be nothing more
  3. Of course, a book is a book, but it can always be something more
  4. Rahul is what he is and must always be so

Which of the following pairs of statement given below is not compatible with Sartre՚s Existential Philosophy?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

3 and 4

b.

1 and 2

c.

1 and 3

d.

2 and 4

Question 163

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements are true with respect to the elimination of metaphysics by the Logical Positivists?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The verifiability theory of meaning was instrumental in the rejection of metaphysics.

b.

Metaphysical concepts such as soul, God, etc. cannot be empirically verified.

c.

Metaphysicians are musicians without musical talent, according to Carnap.

d.

All c., a. and b. are correct

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