History and Systems of Psychology
Essay Assignment #2
Due Thursday, February 12, 2009
We have discussed three major epistemologies (ways of knowing truth):
In a typed paper, about 5 pages in length, discuss the following:
Track the use of these three major epistemologies through (1) the Greek philosophers (Plato and Aristotle); (2) the Middle Ages; (3) the Enlightenment; and (4) the Romantic critique. Identify the major epistemology or epistemologies of each of the 4 eras/groups.
How are your beliefs about people, psychology, and faith affected by Enlightenment (modern) views? By the Romantic (postmodern) critique?
Please use a cover page, and type the body of your paper in TNR 12-pt font with 1” margins, double-spaced throughout. The page requirement does not include the cover page.