Write the answers in essay format. Hergenhahn, B. (2014). An introduction to the history of psychology
(7th ed.). Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Pub.
1. What is gained by studying the history of psychology?
2. In what ways did Popper's view of science differ from the traditional view?
3. Should psychology aspire to become a single paradigm discipline? Defend your answer.
4. Is psychology a science? Defend your answer.
5. Summarize the various proposed answers to the mind-body problem.
6. Discuss the nativist and empiricist explanations of the origin of human attributes.
7. Why were the first philosophers called physicists?
8. What, for Socrates, was the goal of philosophical inquiry? What method did he use in pursuing that goal?
9. Discuss Plato's reminiscence theory of knowledge.
10. Compare Aristotle's attitude toward sensory experience with that of Plato.
11. Discuss Aristotle's views on emotions.
12. Summarize the reasons Greek philosophy was important to the development of Western
13. In what ways were the Dark Ages dark? Explain.
14. How did Augustine change the locus of control of human behavior from forces outside the person to forces inside the person?
15. Discuss the implications for psychology of Galileo's distinction between primary and secondary qualities.
16. Summarize Descartes's view of the mind-body relationship.
17. Summarize Descartes's view of the mind-body relationship.
18. Define empiricism.
19. According to Locke, what was the difference between primary and secondary qualities?
20. What were the major features of French sensationalism?