PHILOSOPHY OPTIONAL NOTES: Ambarish Vemuri, Rank 150, CSE – 2015

PHILOSOPHY OPTIONAL NOTES Ambarish Vemuri, Rank 150, CSE – 2015 INDIAN PHILOSOPHY  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2eyk3sNaSNmM1dSUW51WlA3S2M/view?usp=sharing WESTERN PHILOSOPHY     https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2eyk3sNaSNmZWo5dUgxd0V6YWc/view?usp=sharing   PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION :    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2eyk3sNaSNmYWJlS095dzAyNTg/view?usp=sharing SOCIO-POLITICAL :    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2eyk3sNaSNmWUF2UFdjaFl0cWc/view?usp=sharing https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxoiosayxKCwd3hnV3Jnei1NMW8/view?usp=sharing

Strategy for PHILOSOPHY Optional: Ambarish V L Vemuri, Rank – 150 CSE – 2015

Strategy for Philosophy Optional AMBARISH V L VEMURI Rank – 150, CSE – 2015 Marks : Paper 1 : 124 Paper 2: 125 What are the Sources: Indian Philosophy – Dutta and Chatterjee, CD Sharma. Notes of Patanjali and Mitra’s IAS Coaching classes. Western Philosophy – Y Masih for classical western philosophy. Mitras and Patanjali …

PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 27

PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 27 Archives Explain the theory of logical construction. Does it provide a satisfactory account of knowledge? State and discuss Russell’s analysis of Definite Descriptions. Critically discuss Moore’s Refutation of Idealism.

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26 Archives Are the arguments given by G.E. Moore against Idealism adequate?Give reasons for your answer. What is Russell’s idea of ‘Incomplete symbols’ in his theory of description? Discuss. What does Moore want to establish when he asserts that propositions like “Earth exists or we have consciousness” are truism? Discuss.   

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 Archives Distinguish between atomic and general proposition. Show how they are justified true . Comment : ‘ Moore’s defence of common sense essentially is defence of common language ’  Explain the theory of definite descriptions according to Russell.

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23 Archive Comment : ‘ Movement is contradiction itself ’ Examine in this context Hegel’s dialectical method . Explain Hegelian dialectical method and show how it is useful in explaining the historical development process ? “The rational is real and the real is rational”. Short notes

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22 Archive The significance of Kant’s distinction between phenomena and noumena. Notes. How is synthetic apriori judgment possible? Short Notes. ‘Kant’s “Critical Philosophy” is a reconciliation between Rationalism and Empiricism.’ Elucidate the remark fully and bring out the consequence of such a reconciliation for the possibility of traditional metaphysics.   

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 19 Archive Why Kant’s philosophy known as Copernicus revolution in metaphysics? What was revolutionary about Kantian philosophy? Give reasons for it. “Hume aroused me from my dogmatic slumber”. In what context Kant has made this statement? Explain. What is the basic difference between Leibniz and Kant on the concept …

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 18 Archive Why Kant’s philosophy known as Copernicus revolution in metaphysics? What was revolutionary about Kantian philosophy? Give reasons for it.(2012/15) “Hume aroused me from my dogmatic slumber”. In what context Kant has made this statement? Explain. (2011/20) What is the basic difference between Leibniz and Kant on the …

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 Archives What metaphysical implications can be derived from Berkeley’s statement “Esse Est Percipi”. (2010/30) Does Hume deny the possibility of knowledge? Discuss. (2010/15) “To be is to be perceived”. Discuss. (2009/20) Compare the view of Leibnitz and Hume on the concept of substance. (2009/30)    

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 13 Archives Was Hume skeptic ? If not then what is his contribution to philosophy ? (2012/15) John Locke said that ‘ No man’s knowledge can go beyond his experience’. Discuss critically the implications of this statement.(2012/12)  What, according to Empiricists is the concept of Substance? Discuss. (2011/20)

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12 Archives Empiricism (Locke, Berkeley, Hume): Theory of Knowledge; Substance and Qualities; Self and God; Scepticism Give a critical account of Hume’s theory of self. (2013/12 ½) Critically examine John Locke’s categorization of primary and secondary qualities and explain the problem it posed for later empiricist.(2012/15) 3. If ‘to …

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PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 11 Archives Mind and Body as two interacting substances. Short notes. (2005/20) Spinoza’s conception of the Ultimate Substance. Short Notes. (2005/20) ‘I think, therefore I am.’ Short Notes. (2004/20)  State and critically examine Spinoza’s doctrine of the identity of the Substance, God and nature. (2002/60)