FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2005.
PHILOSOPHY, PAPER – II
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt all questions. The length of the answers should be in line with the Marks assigned to question.
- PART – A: Name the authors of the following great Philosophical work:
Hujjat al Haq
Kitab al Abre
PART – B: Fill in the blanks with any of the words/names, etc.
(6) Idealism is started from ___________.
(a) Thales (b) Phytagoras (c) Parmenides/Plato (d) Some other
(7) The first Man who is called the founder of Pragmatism is ______________.
(a) Aristotle (b) W. James (c) Protagoras (d) Some other
(8) The varieties of Religious experience written by:
(a) Iqbal (b) Russell (c) W. James (d) Some other
(9) Principle of Verification is used in ________________
(a) Logical Positivism (b) Realism (c) Pragmatism (d) Some other
(10) SENSE-DATA originated by _________.
(a) B. Russell (b) Withgeinstim (c) G. E. Moore (d) Some other
PART-C: Define any two of the following in one or two lines.
(a) Intellect (b) Anthropomorphism (c) Beatific vision (d) Real is rational and rational is real
PART-D: Name the philosophers who said the following:
Destiny is time prior to the disclosure of its possibilities.
Association is necessary for Man
Philosophy is “No Man’s land”.
The interpretation of the world is enough. Please change it.
The Universe is based on Spirit.
2. Discuss Ibn-Sina’s Theory of Knowledge.
Critically evaluate al-Farabi’s Theory of intellect.
Write short notes on al-Farabi’s Theory of Emanation.
Bring out briefly the difference between Mu’tazilism and Ash’arism.
Is Sufism allowed in Islam?
Critically examine al-Ghazali’s attack on the “ETERNITY OF THE WORLD”.
“Is religion possible” Iqbal proved it. How?
Discuss Shah Wali’s Metaphysics.
Write a short note on Sir Sayyed’s Collective Intellects.
Briefly discuss Ali-Shariati’s views of Islam.