Please complete this Discussion AS YOU READ. The textbook is written in a very user-friendly story style. You will be reading the ENTIRE textbook in 6 weeks. So, please bring it with you everywhere you go and read THROUGHOUT the week. Please DO NOT CRAM. It will not work in this course. Again, please complete the Discussion AS YOU READ, but submit ONLY once when you are done with it, but before Friday May 27th at midnight.
You will be learning about the history of psychology by reading about the all the major contributions to the field. In so doing, you will gain a thorough understanding of the evolution of the classical theoretical perspectives in psychology all the way from the root sources to the current development.
Week 2 Discussion
Please write a summary (3-5 sentences) for each of the headings below and NUMBER your work and put a heading name next too EVERY number, just like you see below. Please feel free to look at your peers’ submissions to help you understand the topic, but please do YOUR OWN WORK. Please see the syllabus regarding PLAGIARISM. ANY evidence of PLAGIARISM or CHEATING will result in an F in the COURSE. So, please take your time and read the book and enjoy the process of summarizing your readings. PLEASE WRITE IN COMPLETE SENTENCES AND WRITE COHERENTLY.
Please NUMBER your summaries and put a heading write after the number.
In each 3-5 sentence summary, make sure to describe:
•WHAT did this group or individual DO that motivated them to begin thinking about human behavior ?
•WHAT was the MAJOR contribution of this group or individual toward the understanding of human behavior.
•HOW did this contribution change the way in which human behavior was perceived previously ?
For the headings in which the three points may not apply, please summarize the reading in 3-5 sentences WITHOUT a need to reference the three points IN RED above:)
Chapter 3 – The Birth of Philosophy
1) A Short History of Ancient Greece/Introduction
2) Milesian Philosophers
6) Summary of Milesian Philosophy
7) Early Growth and Development of Philosophy
11) Eleatic Philosophy
13) Zeno of Elea
20) Pericles and Athens Golden Age
21) Ideas emerging from the early Greek Philosophy era
Chapter 4 – Greek Philosophy
22) Alexander the Great and Hellenization
23) Introduction to this era
26) Aristotle/ Border with Biology – The Founding of Biology
28) Diogenes of Sinope
32) Zeno of Citium
38) Ideas emerging from the Greek Philosophy era
Chapter 5 – From Philosophy to Faith
40) Greek Medicine
47) The Rise of the Christian Faith
48) Augustine of Hippo/Early Phenomenology and Cognitive Psychology
49) Muhammad and the Rise of Islam
50) Islamic Scholars
54) Averroes and Exegesis
55) The Role of Women
56) Ideas from the era from Philosophy to Faith