Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)
History of Psychology Notes
German, continental philosophy. Leibniz, Spinoza. Often regarded as greatest philosopher, thinker since Aristotle
David Hume “woke him from his dogmatic slumber”
Critical philosophy –Instead of directly examining what is true, examine how knowledge is possible.
Phenomena vs. noumena
Analytic and Synthetic; a priori and a posteriori
Steering between rationalism and empiricism but usually regarded more as a rationalist; also nativism and faculty psychology.
How is experience possible?
Intuition of space and time
Kant’s Categories in Critique of Pure Reason
“Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.” Famous summary quote.