Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the philosophical ideas that led to the emergence of psychology.
  2. Describe an example of intolerance you have witnessed.
  3. Interpret the differences between the rationalist philosophers' ideas.
  4. Appraise the responses to rationalism by utilitarianism and romanticism.
  5. Review the steps to psychology taken by early social scientists.
  6. Compare and contrast the rationalist philosopher's ideas.