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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers: PHILOSOPHY (Major) (Indian Philosophy - I) ' (November)-2013

Course: 101
(Indian Philosophy - I)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Find out the correct answer: 1x8=8
  1. Indian Philosophy is dogmatic/critical in its real nature.
  2. Carvaka metaphysics admits/denies the existence of either as one of the elements.
  3. Out of seven Nyayas the last three are called Arthanyaya/Sabdanyaya.
  4. Sa-upadisesa Nirvana means Nirvana with residual vital conditions/without residual vital conditions.
  5. Madhyamikavada admits/denies the reality of both physical and mental world.
  6. Purvavat Anumana is based on the law of causation/coexistence.
  7. Pragabhava or Prior non-existence has beginning/end.
  8. According to Vaisesika Philosophy, validity and invalidity of knowledge are extrinsic/intrinsic.
2. Write short notes on any four of the following: 4x4=16
  1. Vedic concept of Rna (obligation).
  2. Ajiva.
  3. Fourth Noble Truth.
  4. Pararthanumana.
  5. Action or Karma as one of the categories of Vaisesika Philosophy.
3. What are the charges against Indian Philosophy made by Western critics? Evaluate the following two charges: 2+5+5=12
  1. Indian Philosophy is pessimistic.
  2. Indian Philosophy is unprogressive or static.
Discuss Upanisadic concept of Brahman. 12
4. Critically explain Carvaka metaphysics. Is it the logical consequence of its epistemology? 9+2=11
“According to Jainism, all judgement is conditional.” Explain Jaina theory of Syadvada in the light of this view.  11
5. Discuss the significance of Pratityasamutpada, the causal theory of Buddhism. 11
Explain Yogacara school of Buddhistic philosophy with special reference to the quality of consciousness. 11
6. What do you mean by Aprama? How many Apramas are admitted by Nyaya epistemology? Explain with illustrations. 1+4+6=11
Define perception from Nyaya epistemology. Explain different kinds of perceptions with examples as accepted by Nyaya epistemology. 1+10=11
7. What do you mean by Padartha? Explain generality (Samanya) and particularity (Visesa) as Padarthas accepted by Vaisesika Philosophy. 2+9=11
Explain Paratahpramanyavada, the theory of validity of knowledge as accepted by Vaisesika Philosophy. 11


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