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1

When did the scientific revolution start? What was the big shift?

14thC
Purposive -> Mechanistic world picture

2

Descartes

Rationalist view on knowledge of mind. Experience/perception= not direct
Mind not treated as part of the world

3

Galileo

Pythagorean view.
How can qualities be numbers?
Response= Primary qualities in the object
Secondary produced by mind

4

What are the three reactions to Cartesian psychology?

1. Accept it- ends in idealism and constructivism. mind over matter
2. Reject it- no place for mind. behaviourism
3. Partial reject- cog, representationalist