UNT PSYC 4600 - Ch 2- Philosophical Influences on Psychology pt. 2 (5 pages)

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Lecture number:
5
Pages:
5
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of North Texas
Course:
Psyc 4600 - History and Systems

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PSYC 4600 002 Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I The Defecating Duck and the Newfound wonders of Machines a Automata b Clock work Universe II Determinism and Realism III Automata people as machines a Steam Enginius IV Charles Babbage a His life and work b The Crackpot c Legacy V The Antikythera Machine Outline of Current Lecture I Rene Decartes 1596 1650 a Personal History b His work i Beginnings of modern science 1 Empiricism ii Contributions of Decartes 1 Mind Body problem iii The nature of the body iv The mind body interaction v Doctrine of Ideas II Philosophical foundations of the new psychology a Auguste Comte 1798 1857 i Positivism ii Materialism b British Empiricism i Empiricism definition ii Key Figures 1 John Locke a Sensations and Reflection b Simple Ideas and complex ideas c Theory of learning association d Primary and secondary qualities These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 2 3 4 5 George Berkeley David Hartley James Mill John Stuart Mill Current Lecture Rene Descartes 1596 1650 o Personal History Born in France Inherited money from his father Used to travel and for intellectual pursuit Studied at a Jesuit School Excelled in mathematics the humanities philosophy physics and physiology Poor health Was allowed to spend all morning in bed Where he did his best thinking Served as a gentleman volunteer in the armies of Holland Bavaria and Hungary Expert swordsman Loved to drink dance and gamble Attracted to women who squint Love affair with Helene Jans whom he had a child with Daughter died causing Descartes to become celibate and inconsolable Accepted a tutor position from the queen of Sweden Asked to teach in a cold library at 5 am became weak and ill with pneumonia Died and was buried in Sweden His manuscripts and letters went down with the ship when the boat when to dock and an Italian mathematician stole some of the letters o His work



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