Psych Notes - Psych111 oundationsofPsych F 18:06...

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Psych 111 18:06 Foundations of Psych     Folk Psychology “Everyone is a psychologist” Wisdom traditions o About how people behave o If people are mean to you, then you will be angry o “If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say it at all” o Rooted in cultural tradition o Problem: a lot of good advice and a lot of bad advice – some are  contradictory Philosophy  – How people think about things, what makes things right and  others seem wrong o Aristotle – concerned with how we know things, how we reason, often  credited with being the inventor with the “syllogism” , disagreed with Plato  about the realm of form Believed we learn by experience Everything you know, you learn from observation o Rene Descartes – “most important philosopher in the history of the world.”  Renaissance thinker Thought human were built on our bodies and our souls (See chart)
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