Monday, April 23, 2018

BA 6th Semester Question Papers: Social Philosophy and Psychology (May' 2014)

Course: 601
(Social Philosophy and Psychology)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions.
(Social Philosophy)
1. Find out the correct answer: 1x4=4
  1. Social philosophy is a positive/normative science.
  2. Plato/Aristotle says, “Man is a social animal”.
  3. There are three/four theories regarding the relation between individual and society.
  4. There are three/four theories of punishment.
2. What do you mean by social philosophy? Discuss its relation to sociology. 1+7=8
Define social philosophy. Bring out the relation between social philosophy and ethics. 8
3. “Man is a social animal.” Bring out the significance of this remark. 10
Discuss briefly individualism. Do you accept this view? Give you opinion. 8+2=10
4. Explain the conditions of social progress. What is the difference between social progress and social evolution? 8+2=10
Explain and examine the reformative theory of punishment. 10
5. Write short notes on (any two): 4x2=8
  1. Family.
  2. Social groups.
  3. Social evil.
6. Find out the correct answer: 1x4=4
  1. According to Plato/Haffding, “Psychology is the science of mind”.
  2. There are two/three types of imagination according to presence or absence of faith.
  3. The word ‘Gestalt’ is a Latin/German word.
  4. There are three/four theories of learning.
7. Determine the nature of psychology as a science. Is it a natural science? 7+1=8
What are the various divisions of nervous system? Give an account of the functions of different parts of the brain. 1+7=8
What do you mean by the method of introspection? Discuss its merits and demerits. 1+7=8
8. What do you mean by sensation? Discuss in brief Weber-Fechner law of the quantitative measurement of sensation. 2+8=10
What do you mean by perception? Discuss in brief Gestalt theory of perception. 10
9. Define personality. What are the factors of personality? Discuss. 2+8=10
What is learning? Discuss the method of ‘Trial and Error’ in learning. 10
10. Write short notes on (any two): 4x2=8

  1. Factors of memory.
  2. Types of imagination.
  3. Intelligence quotient.