(Bring to test: #2 Pencil + scantron #229629 -- small type with oval answers)
Humanistic Psychology as non-reductive (know what this means, as well as related terms: Atomism, determinism, reductionism). Occam’s Razor (know what this is, as well as its relation to the natural sciences, also humanistic psychology’s position on it (and why)), humanistic psychology as w/holistic (know what this means, also its relation to context), fundamental mystery -- know its relation to determinism and freedom, secular humanism (know what it is and its relation to humanistic psychology), humanistic psychology’s position on natural science psychology (know what it does with its specific findings, and what it understands them in terms of).
Natural Science Psychology
As empirical (know what this means), its basic datum (as in class), underlying dualism of objectivity and subjectivity (know what all this means) a la DesCartes, subjectivity as generally epiphenomenal (know what this means), causal account (know what it is and its relation to determinism), and its relation to “WHY?” and explanation, quantitative approach (know what this means), know the 3 primary criticisms, as in class
Human Science Psychology
As phenomenological (know what this means), place of experience in, its basic datum (as in class), underlying monism and holism of objectivity and subjectivity (know how), position on causality (as in class) and its relation to “WHAT and HOW?” and qualitative approach (know what this means), know the criticisms as in class.
2 levels of meaning (what they are and their relation to the terms, phenomenal and phenomenological), bi-directional interplay between (know what this is and how it works), connection to future, purpose, teleology (as in class), hence connection to potential as basic to human psychology. Self-actualization, emancipation, openness as basic values (know what these are),
When, in reaction to 2 schools (know what they are and what humanistic psychology was reacting to in them), 3rd Force Psychology (know what this means), the 2 basic motivations behind (as in class), connection to ontology (know what this connection is, as well as what ontology means).
In mostly 20th century continental philosophy -- esp.
in phenomenology and existentialism (know generally what these are,
as in class). More specifically -- pure/transcendental phenomenology
(esp. in terms of acts, appearances, consciousness, essences), existential
phenomenology (esp. in terms of interpretation, hermeneutics, and
being-in-the-world), and literary existentialism (basically
what it is). Know these last 3 categories as in class (and readings), and
know how they‘re related (as in the Venn diagram we saw in class). Also,
know where the following thinkers fall in these 3 categories: Husserl,
Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Kafka, Camus,
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