PHILOSOPHY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Social & Political Ideals Question 1  Explain and evaluate Aristotle’s conception of Justice. (250 words/UPSC-2013) Question 2 “Equality stands for equal treatment with equals and unequal treatment with unequals”- Aristotle. Comment. (250 words) Next Topic:  Social & Political Ideals

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  What according to Arrow, are the axioms required for translating individual preference into social preferences? Why is it impossible to construct social preferences satisfying those axioms? (200 words/ CSM-2009) Question 2 “Subjective approach to taxation leads to least aggregate sacrifice principle”. Elucidate. Also give the limitations of this principle.(200 words/ CSM-2009)

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Write about Social mobility in open and closed systems. [IAS 2008][200 words] Question 2 In the context of the caste system, critically examine Louis Dumont’s concept of purity and pollution.[IAS 2009][300 words]

Comprehension Passage & Reasoning Day – 3

PASSAGE A recent study has provided clues to predator-prey dynamics in the late Pleistocene era. Researchers compared the number of tooth fractures in present-day carnivores with tooth fractures in carnivores that lived 36,000 to 10,000 years ago and that were preserved in the Rancho La Brea tar pits in Los Angeles. The breakage frequencies in …