PSY310 DQ 2 Week 1

PSY310 DQ 2 Week 1 - DQ 2: What are the central principles...

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DQ 2: What are the central principles of the “Cartesian Dualism” doctrine? What impact did “Cartesian Dualism” have on the formation of psychology as a formal discipline of study? Discussion question responses should reflect critical thought and analysis. Whenever possible, please try to relate the course content to real-world applications from your work experience. Responses should be at least 250 - 300 words and will be scored as part of the participation points. They need to include two references [the text and one other reference (peer reviewed journal) – cited and referenced in APA format]. At least 60% of the DQ will be your words. The central principles of the "Cartesian Dualism" doctrine are rationalism, nativism, and mechanistic interactionism. Rationalism is when an individual has the qualities that specific forms of knowledge do not rely on one's sense experience. It is the result of a person's reasoning ability. Descartes believed truth could come out from reasoning. "Descartes' position on innate ideas means that he
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course FIN 102 taught by Professor Franks during the Spring '12 term at University of Phoenix.

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PSY310 DQ 2 Week 1 - DQ 2: What are the central principles...

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