Contemporary Western Philosophy-Russell's Logical Atomism [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 1 - 4 of 24

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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question MCQ▾

Which one of the following statements are true with reference to Russell՚s “problems of philosophy” ? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Universals are unreal, that exist only in imagination.

b.

Universals are real entities, that exist in both mental and physical worlds.

c.

Universals are real entities which exist neither in the mental nor in the physical worlds, and yet have a subsistent or logical status.

d.

Universals are real entities that exist only in the mental world.

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question MCQ▾

According to Russell, three ″ Primitive Ideas՚ are (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

‘God’ , ‘Soul’ and ‘World’

b.

‘Logical Atomism’ , ‘Commonsense’ and ‘Science’

c.

‘0’ , ‘Number’ and ‘Successor’

d.

‘Facts’ , ‘Statements’ and ‘Logic’

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2014

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

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Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2014

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)

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