PSY 317 – Fall 2016 – Episode 1 – There is No Spoon

In this episode we explore some of the early philosophical underpinnings of Cognitive Psychology.  We’ll hear about Rene Descartes and the Matrix leading to Descartes great philosophical breakthrough about the nature of consciousness – “Cogito Ergo Sum”.  Next we’ll delve into the debate between the rationalist and empiricist philosophical schools exploring the works of Locke, Berkeley, and Kant through the lens of Cognitive Psychology.

Psy 317 – Episode 1 – There Is No Spoon