NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Philosophy (Paper-II): Questions 38 - 40 of 2077

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Question number: 38

» Modern Western Philosophy » CS Pierce and William James » Pragmatic Theories of Meaning and Truth

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Consider the following statements with reference to pragmatism of C. S. Peirce, and mark the correct code.

(i) Pragmatism is not a method of reflection.

(ii) Pragmatism is a method of reflection having for its purpose to render ideas clear.

(iii) It is merely a technique for ascertaining the meaning of conceptions. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only (i) is true.

b.

Only (i) and (ii) are true.

c.

Only (ii) and (iii) are true.

d.

Only (ii) is true.

Question number: 39

» Modern Western Philosophy » Hume » Rejection of Metaphysics

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

For Hume, we have no idea of a substance. (July)

Reason (Ꭱ)

We have no idea of anything but a perception whereas substance is entirely different from a perception.

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.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 40

» Modern Western Philosophy » Kant » Possibility of Synthetic a Priori Judgements

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Which of the following is the Apodictic form of judgement according to Kant? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Every effect must have a cause

b.

The substance is either solid or fluid

c.

This may be poison

d.

None of the above

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