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Unformatted text preview: -Some terminology o Determinism-why something is as it is? You look for causal agents o Indeterminism- some things about human beings that are not strictly causal; our behavior is not rigidly determined; we posses free will. o Empiricism o Rationalism- truth is independent of personal experience o Inductivism-taking something into a larger collection o Deductivism- starts with a presumed truth down to an individual instance Syllogism- familiar with, over-riding truth, reasoning the truth o Mechanism- physical o Vitalism- spiritual o Monism- either physical or spiritual o Dualism- physical and soul exist together o Naturalism- way of addressing psychological data as natural phenomena o Supernaturalism- the belief that there is something transcendent of psychological things-Golden Age Philiosphers-Greek Religion o Apollonian o Dionysian...
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2010 for the course PSYC 4008 taught by Professor Hawkins during the Spring '09 term at LSU.
- Spring '09