The statement know thy self is attributed to the early Greek philosopher Socrates. How does this statement serve as a seed for the development of psychology as a formal discipline some 2,400 years later?
How does the rise of human interest in the nature and structure of the physical body relate to the eventual rise of psychology as a formal discipline? Provide specific examples in your response.
The Greek philosopher Plato is credited with developing the doctrine of Idealism. What is idealism? How does idealism relate to the concept of mind?
What is associationism? How would you describe associationism as a concept pursued by the British empiricists in the evolution of philosophical inquiry? What role did associationism play in the development of modern day psychology?