CSS Philosophy 2012



Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (1 x 20=20)

 (i) How many kinds of Traditional Logic are there?

(a) Two

(b) Four

(c) Three

(d) None of these

(ii) How many Propositions are there in a syllogism?

(a) Four

(b) Three

(c) Two

(d) None of these

(iii) A Proposition is the part of an argument, what is the nature of proposition?

(a) Stressing a point

(b) Opinion

(c) Information

(d) None of these

(iv) Logic is what kind of Science?

(a) Natural

(b) Social

(c) Normative

 (d) None of these

(v) Aristotelian Logic is refuted by Imam Ibn Taimiya in one of his works, what is the name of that book?

(a) Al Isharat

(b) Rad-ul-Mantaqeen

(c) Tahajat ul Falasafah

(d) None of these

(vi) There are sentences which are not Propositions, only some sentences are Propositions, which are not?

(a) Questions and derogatory/ exclamatory sentences

(b) Informative

(c) Explanatory

(d) None of these

(vii) Al-Farabi is called Al-Shaikh-ul-Thani or the Second Master because of his contribution to Logic. Who is The Shaikh or The Master?

(a) Plato

(b) Aristotle

(c) Inb-i-Sina

(d) None of these

(viii) Logos is a Greek word meaning?

(a) Culture

(b) Grammar

(c) To talk about

(d) None of these

(ix) Inductive Logic is based on the law of:

(a) Causation

(b) Identity

(c) Uniformity of Nature

(d) None of these

(x) Logic is very important to?

(a) Thought and Reasoning

(b) Praising

(c) Inquiring

(d) None of these

(xi) How many symbols are there in Logic?

(a) Two

(b) Four

(c) Five

(d) None of these

(xii) Muslim Thinkers stress on the Scientific Method, which is based on:

(a) Deductive Logic

(b) Formal Logic

(c) Inductive Logic

(d) None of these

(xiii) Al Ghazali wrote the:

(a) Rad-ul-Mantaqeen

(b) Madina-tul-Fazilata

(c) Tahafat-ul-Falasafah

(d) None of these

(xiv) Syllogism is a form of _____ Logic.

(a) Inductive

(b) Symbolic

(c) Deductive

(d) None of these

(xv) How many terms are there in Syllogistic Argument.?

(a) Two

(b) Four

(c) Three

(d) None of these

(xvi) In _____ Logic we argue from the whole to the part.

(a) Deductive

(b) Inductive

(c) Formal

(d) None of these

(xvii) Aristotelian Logic is based on the law of:

(a) Ecluded Middle

(b) Uniformity of nature

(c) Causatiion

(d) None of these

(xviii) ~ is a symbol of:

(a) Conjunction

(b) Negation

(c) Disjunction

(d) None of these

(xix) Logic studies thought:

(a) As it is

(b) As it should be

(c) As it appear

(d) None of these

(xx) The conclusions of all arguments are:

(a) Final

(b) Probable

(c) Relative

(d) None of these


Q.2. Define Logic and briefly discuss its various kinds. (20)

Q.3. What is the role of definition and division in Logic? Discuss with special reference to Aristotle. (20)

Q.4. What is a fallacy? Enumerate and define its various kinds in brief. (20)

Q.5. How far has Imam-Inb-i-Taimiya succeeded in proving the non-compulsion of causation? (20)

Q.6. Discuss the nature and scope of probability in Logic. (20)

Q.7. Discuss Al-Farabi’s contribution in Logic. (20)

Q.8. Discuss the importance of symbols in logic with reference to the five symbols. (20)