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Sarah Harris March 8, 2018 College of the Albemarle PSY150 N5 Unit 1 Essay Ancient Roots Psychology is a living discipline with its own history, current concerns and future considerations to consider. However, by looking at the present is insufficient to explain why modern psychology is like it is. In order to understand its concerns and conflicts, we need to gain understanding of the history and philosophers' theories which had shaped that history by looking back to the past philosophers. Typically, there is no doubt that psychologists would opposed that psychology should not be a discipline separate from philosophy. Merely the fact that psychology is thought of as a science sets it apart from philosophy and, frequently, makes it quite incompatible with philosophy. “How do we know what is true or false, what is real or not? Can we know anything for certain, or is it ultimately hopeless? (The Ancient greeks,2000, pg3).” Whilst, Plato, a disciple of Socrates and a teacher of Aristotle was influenced by the Pythagoreans opposed that sensory experience led to ignorance but proposed the idea of the reminiscence theory of knowledge. He theorized that the number of pure forms were fixed forever and condemned into
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