Philosophical Schools & their prime focus - Art & Culture

Q.  Match the following Philosophical Schools with their prime focus.

1) Nyaya ------------ Art of Reasoning
2) Samkhya -------- System of Logic
3) Vaisheshika ----- Discussion of material elements

- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 1 and 2
c. Only 3
d. All of the above

ANSWER: Only 3
The six schools of philosophy were – Samkhya – count; Yoga – Salvation through meditation and physical application; Nyaya - System of Logic; Vaisheshika - Discussion of material elements; Mimamsa - Art of Reasoning and interpretation; Vedanta – End of Vedas.

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