PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Combined Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the
Posts of Provincial Management Service, ETC. – 2015
SUBJECT: PHILOSOPHY (PAPER-I)
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
Note: Attempt any FIVE questions. Attempt in English or Urdu language. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1. Explain Plato’s theory of Ideas.
Q.2. Elaborate and examine Plato’s concept of “Philosopher king”.
Q.3. The great Greek philosopher Aristotle introduced logic. Define logic and its importance and significance.
Q.4. According to Descartes “Philosophy begins with doubt”. Discuss.
Q.5. Subjective Idealism is very important to develop human creative thinking. Explain in detail.
Q.6. Explain Hegel’s dialectical method, and give examples of human social life in this regard.
Q.7. Discuss in detail Nietzsche’s concept of superman.
Q.8. Jean Paul Sartre is of the opinion that “Existence Precedes Essence”. Discuss.
Q.9. Write a detailed note on Logical Positivism.