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Contributions of Moral thinkers and philosophers from India

Ethics ( Mains GS 4 )

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All UPSC previous year questions - both mains and prelims - related to this topic: this section is under updation!


"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. they are father, the mother and the teacher." ? A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Analyze. (Q. No. 5B, CSE 2017, 150 words, 10 Marks)


Discuss Mahatma Gandhi's concept of seven sins. (Q. No. 2B, CSE 2016, 150 words, 10 Marks)


"Corruption causes misuse of government treasury, administrative inefficiency and obstruction in the path of national development." Discuss Kautilya's views (Q. No. 4A, CSE 2016, 150 words, 10 Marks)


Given are two quotations of moral thinkers/philosophers. For each of these bring out what it means to you in the present context. (a) "The weak can never forgive; forgiveness is the attribute of strong." (b) "We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light" (Q. No. 2, CSE 2015, 150 words, 10 Marks)


Which eminent personality has inspired you the most in the context of ethical conduct in life? Give the gist of his/her teachings giving specific examples, describe how you have been able to apply these teachings for your own ethical development. (Q. No. 4A, CSE 2014, 150 words, 10 Marks)


Given below are three quotations of great moral thinkers/philosophers. For each of these quotations, bring out what it means to you in the present context: (a) "There is enough on this earth for every one's need but for no one's greed." -Mahatma Gandhi (b) "Nearly all men can withstand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln. (c) "I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies." - Aristotle (Q. No. 6, CSE 2013, 150 words, 10 Marks)

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