Philosophy Punjab PMS Paper II 2014

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR

RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF

PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE-2014

SUBJECT: PHILOSOPHY (OPTIONAL) PAPER-II

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

NOTE: Attempt FIVE Questions in All. Attempt in Urdu or English.

Q.1 What is Asharites point of view regarding createdness or uncreatedness of the Quran? 20

Q.2 Compare and contrast Mutazilites and Asharites’ views on the problem of ‘Divine Attributes’. 20

Q.3 Critically analyze the origin and rise of Sufism. 20

Q.4 Discuss in detail Ibn Sina’s concept of God. 20

Q.5 Give a critical account of Ibn e Rushd’s theory of knowledge. 20

Q.6 What are the main characteristics of Al Ghazali’s method? Give a comparison of Al Ghazali and Rene Descartes in this regard. 20

Q.7 Compare and contrast Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and Allama Iqbal on relationship of God, Man and Universe. 20

Q.8 What is Ijtehad? Is Ijtehad possible in the present scenario of Muslim World? 20

Q.9 Define ‘Religious Fundamentalism’. What are its implications in contemporary situation of Pakistan? 20

Q.10 Give a critical account of Shah Waliullah’s metaphysical views. 20


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