Contemporary Western Philosophy-Russell's Logical Atomism [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 5 - 9 of 24

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Question 5

Appeared in Year: 2013

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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Question 6

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question MCQ▾

According to Russell, atoms are (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Physical

b.

Spiritual

c.

None of the above

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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Question 7

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

Russell said that his doctrine of logical Atomism is derived from the writings of (June Paper - 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Frege

b.

Wittgenstein

c.

Carnap

d.

Schlick

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Question 8

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

According to Russell, which are of the following have meaning of their own? (June Paper - 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Proper names

b.

Indefinite Descriptions

c.

Definite Descriptions

d.

All of the above

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Question 9

Appeared in Year: 2010

Question MCQ▾

Who has stated ‘knowledge by Acquaintance’ and ‘knowledge by Description’ ? (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Moore

b.

Ryle

c.

Russell

d.

Ayer

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