Contemporary Western Philosophy-Russell's Logical Atomism [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 10 - 13 of 24

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Question 10

Appeared in Year: 2012

Question MCQ▾

Which one of the following is NOT the work of Bertrand Russell? (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Our knowledge of the external world.

b.

An inquiry into meaning and truth.

c.

Discourse on method

d.

Human knowledge: Its scope and limits.

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Question 11

Appeared in Year: 2012

Question MCQ▾

Which one of the following is considered as the essence of Philosophy by Russell? (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ethics

b.

Axiology

c.

Logic

d.

Aesthetics

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Question 12

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question MCQ▾

According to Russell there are two ways of grouping particulars; one into ‘things’ and the other into ‘series of perspectives’ , which of the following sets of terms is used by him, respectively. (August Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

‘Objects’ and ‘minds’

b.

‘Pieces of matter’ and ‘biography’

c.

‘Pieces of body’ and ‘background’

d.

‘Form’ and autobiography

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Question 13

Appeared in Year: 2017

Question Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

According to Russell, ‘Denoting phrases never have any meaning in themselves’ . (January Paper-2)

Reason(Ꭱ)

In, ‘the brother of Charles II was deposed’ , the brother of Charles II is a denoting phrase and thus, has no meaning.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

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

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

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