Contemporary Western Philosophy-Wittgenstein on Language and Reality [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Philosophy]: Questions 1 - 5 of 9

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Question 1

Wittgenstein on Language and Reality

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 2

Wittgenstein on Language and Reality

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who said that “where of one cannot speak, there of one must be silent” ? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Husserl

b.

Wittgenstein

c.

Ayer

d.

Heidegger

Question 3

Wittgenstein on Language and Reality

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following statements was propounded by Wittgenstein? (June Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I think therefore I am

b.

To be is to be perceived

c.

Where of one cannot speak, there of one must remain silent.

d.

I am therefore I think

Question 4

Wittgenstein on Language and Reality

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following condition is unacceptable to Donald Davidson with regard to two people having benefits about the same external object? (July Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Belief about the world come into existence jointly

b.

Belief about language rules

c.

Belief about other people

d.

Belief about oneself

Question 5

Wittgenstein on Language and Reality

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“There is no one standard meaning of a given word, it has as many meanings as it has uses, and that these are countless.” – is the view held by: (January Paper-3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Frege

b.

Dammett

c.

Russell

d.

Wittgenstein

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