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MPYE 013 Philosophy of Technology Solved Assignment 2020-21


MPYE 013 Philosophy of Technology

Solved Assignment 2020-21

Note: i) Give answer of 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.

1. What is Chaos Theory? What are the philosophical implications of Chaos theory? Discuss.


What is the Philosophical presupposition(s) of Fractal Geometry? Compare its philosophical foundation with Philosophical foundation of Euclidean geometry.

2. What is Artificial Intelligence? Examine functionalist theory of mind in the light of Artificial Intelligence. Or Is it right to manipulate human genes? Discuss some ethical and social issues involved in Human Genome Project.

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

a) “Today nature is indistinguishable from culture.” Give your response with appropriate arguments.

b) Write an essay on ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence.

c) Write an essay on the democratization of Nano Technology.

d) Discuss death as a central theme in the philosophy of Heidegger.

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

a) Explain Limbic System Hyper-activation theory of Religious Experience.

b) Is there any scientific base of Physical immortality? Briefly discuss.

c) Write a short essay on the symbolization of evil.

d) What are the three problems about death as discussed by Thomas Nagel?

e) “Machine can replace Human being.” Do you agree with this statement or not? Give reasons for your answer.

f) Why was Euclidean geometry unable to represent the roughness of reality? Explain.

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

a) The Cantor Set

b) The Sierpinski Triangle

c) Technological Singularity  

d) Neuro Culture

e) Idea of ‘Wholly Other’  

f) Fyborgs

g) Qualia

h) Cloning