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MPYE 008 Metaphysics Solved Assignment 2020-21


MPYE 008 Metaphysics

Solved Assignment 2020-21

Note: i) Answer all five questions. ii) All five questions carry equal marks. iii) The answer of questions no. 1 and 2 should be in about 500 words. iv)

1. Explain the characteristics of Being.


Critically evaluate the idea of substance in Vaisheshika School of Indian Philosophy.  

2. What is Metaphysics? Write an essay on the starting point of metaphysics.  


What is cause? Critically examine four kinds of cause in Aristotle’s metaphysics.

3. Answer any two questions in about 250 words each.

a) What do you understand by Being as Analogous? Describe.

b) How Advaita Vedantin Shankaracharya resolves the problem of one and many?

c) What do you understand by Prime Matter as the principle of Imperfect Individuation? Discuss.

d) Discuss and evaluate the idea of role of potency in evolution.

4. Answer any four questions in about 150 words each.

a) Discuss the role of Particular in Vaisheshika’s Metaphysics.

b) What is free will? Discuss the possibility of free will in our technological age.

c) Do you think that Being can be described as Agape (Love)? Give arguments in favor of your answer.

d) In what sense will you define beauty? Give some arguments for subjective and objective understanding of the concept of beauty.

e) Write a short essay on kinds of relation.

f) “Relation as mutual dependence.” Evaluate this idea of relation.

5. Write short notes on any five in about 100 words each.

a) Dasein

b) Concept of Form in Aristotle’s Metaphysics.

c) Sufficient reason

d) Necessary Condition

e) Intrinsic Analogy

f) Negation/Absence (Abhava)

g) Actuality

h) Logical Truth