Philosophy Punjab PMS Paper I 2019

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF
PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE-2019
SUBJECT: PHILOSOPHY (PAPER-I)
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE Questions in All. Attempt in Urdu or English.
Q. No. 1: Describe Plato’s concept of Ideal State and the relation between his Ideal State and Ethics? (20 Marks)
Q. No. 2: With reference to Aristotle’s point of view, what is the “Theory of Knowledge”. What would be your answer? (20 Marks)
Q. No. 3: Trace the steps by which Descartes move from the position of universal doubt to one of certainty in Meditations. (20 Marks)
Q. No. 4: Kant Claims that space is transcendentally Ideal. What does he mean by that. (20 Marks)
Q. No. 5: What is the meaning of Cogito ergo sum? Explain its significance in Descartes’ Philosophy. (20 Marks)
Q.No. 6: What is Hume’s arguments for Skepticism concerning the
Self as inner, unchanging, immaterial substance? (20 Marks)
Q. No. 7: Explain how did Kant try to make a compromise between Rationalism Empiricism? (20 Marks)
Q. No. 8: (A) Answer the following short Questions (5×2 10 Marks)
(i) What is the difference between opinion and knowledge?
(ii) What is the difference between master and slave moralities?
(iii) What does Kant mean by “moral duty”?
(iv) What is the main Idea of Pragmatism?
(v) What is Syllogism?
(B) Write short notes on the following: (2×5 = 10 Marks)
(i) Locke’s concept of Rabula Rasa
(ii) Role of Philosophy in the contemporary world


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