Flashcards in Empiricism, Mind & Knowledge Deck (4)
How do Rationalists view truth/knowledge and who are they?
Truth/knowledge attained though pure reason. Maths= model of science.
Descartes, Leibniz, Kant
How do Empiricists view truth/knowledge and who are they?
knowledge attained through senses. Inductive science= model of science.
Locke, Berkeley, Hume
What was Locke all about and what are simple ideas?
Locke wrote a critique of rationalist views of innate ideas and reason-> knowledge.
Basic unites of knowledge= simple ideas then mind creates complex from them.
Two kinds simple ideas:
2. Caused by sources