Contemporary Western Philosophy [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 21 - 25 of 183

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Question 21

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The view that ‘language has multiple functions to perform’ is related to (June Paper - 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Use theory of meaning

b.

Picture theory of meaning

c.

None of the above

d.

All of the above

Question 22

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to A. J. Ayer statements pertaining to ethics are (June Paper - 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Cognitive

b.

Analytic

c.

A-prior

d.

Non-Cognitive

Question 23

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

According to Quine, the verificationist theory has taken language in a very piecemeal fashion. (June)

Reason(Ꭱ)

It therefore has resulted in a sort of reductionism.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

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

Question 24

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Matching-Pair▾

Find matching pair:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Wittgenstein (June Paper - 2)

Philosophy and Analysis

b.

C. S. Pierce

Critical Philosophy

c.

Husserl

Meaning and Use

d.

G. E. Moore

Refutation of Idealism

Question 25

Contemporary Western Philosophy

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the philosophers noted below rejected suicide on the ground that instead of putting an end to the wheel of transmigration, it really strengthens it? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Democritus

b.

Pythagoras

c.

Heraclitus

d.

Plato

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