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Plato Classical Greek Philosopher I believe that we are born with innate ideas such as an understanding of beauty I was a student of Socrates
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Aristotle Classical Greek Philosopher I believe that we learn by making connections between things based on their similarity, contrast or contiguity I studied at the Academy in Athens
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Francis Bacon I created the scientific method I believed in the method of induction: forming hypotheses based on objective data I wrote Norum Organum in 1620
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Rene Descartes I viewed the human body as an exquisite machine I believed that the mind and the body were separate, but that they interact through the pineal gland "I think, therefore, I am"
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John Locke I believed that when humans are born, their minds are a blank slate "tabula rasa" I was a British empiricist My writing influenced the Declaration of Independence
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George Berkeley I created the theory of immaterialism: the idea that reality consists of our individual thoughts and perceptions
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor Shimamura during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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