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Question number: 478

» Classical Western Philosophy » Sophists and Socrates » Knowledge Episteme and Opinion Doxa

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

There is no objective truth. (August Paper-3)

Reason (Ꭱ)

Knowledge depends upon the particular knower.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

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

d.

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

Question number: 479

» Modern Western Philosophy » Logical Positivism » Verifiability Theory of Meaning

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Consider the following statements with reference to logical positivism and mark the correct code: (July Paper -2)

(i) Strong verification requires that to be meaningful a statement should be verifiable or falsifiable by direct confrontation with experience.

(ii) Logical positivism employs verifiability as the criterion of meaning.

(iii) Strong verification requires both direct and indirect methods of verifiability.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (i) is true.

b.

Only (i) and (iii) are true.

c.

Only (iii) is true.

d.

Only (i) and (ii) are true.

Question number: 480

» Modern Western Philosophy » Russell » Refutation of Idealism

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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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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