Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 4th Semester) Question Papers - Philosophy Major 1 (May' 2015)

Course: 401
(Ethics: Indian)
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:
  1. The Caturasrama balance the socio-political/ethico-social conduct of an individual.
  2. Theory of Karma is related with incarnation/rebirth.
  3. There are three/four Purusarthas.
  4. Mahabrata means the great/minutest part of the great vow.
  5. There is no heaven, no final liberation according to Buddhist ethics/Carvaka ethics.
  6. There are four/five steps of outer means (Bahiranga Sadhana) according to Yoga.
  7. According to M. K. Gandhi, the practical aim of non-violence was Self-realisation/Self-purification.
  8. Knowledge, action and love go/do not go hand in hand, according to the Bhagavad Gita.
2. Write short notes on:
  1. Caturasrama or Satyagraha in Gandhian ethics.
  2. ‘Artha’ as a Purusartha.
  3. Gross egoism of Carvaka.
  4. Karmayoga in the Bhagavad Gita.
3. Discuss about the Varnasrama Dharma with its ethical significance. 11
Explain the various classification of Dharma.
4. Explain the ethical implication of the theory of Karma in Indian Philosophy. 11
What is Moksa? Write on Kama and Moksa as Purusarthas.
5. Explain the Buddhist ethics of Eight-fold Path. 11
Give a brief account of the ethical doctrine of Triratna of Jaina ethics.
6. Explain the Eight-fold Path of Yoga ethics. 11
Explain and evaluate Gandhian ethics.
7. Discuss about the Svadharma of the Bhagavad Gita with its ethical significance. 11
Explain the ways to attain the highest goal in the Bhagavad Gita.