Knowledge - Rationalism and Empiricism - Coggle Diagram
Knowledge - Rationalism and Empiricism
The belief that knowledge attained is done so through experiences.
We have no knowledge of the concepts we use other than through experience.
Empiricist do not believe in intuition or inner beliefs.
When empiricists go on a quest for knowledge, Locke emphasized a "what is that human beings know," approach (44).
From the third person angle, makes sensory perception a very natural foundation for knowledge. (44)
The belief that knowledge attained through use of logic and reason.
We have knowledge of truths in particular areas.
Rationalist believe in inner beliefs and intuition.
When rationalists go on a quest for knowledge, Descartes emphasized a "what can I know for certain," approach (44).
From the first person angle, the clearest instances of knowledge are those that don't depend on anything. (44)
After coming across Descartes philosophy, John Locke "worked on a theory of his own to rival Descartes. He wanted to "search out the bonds between opinion and knowledge" (39).
Rene Descartes coined the rationalist philosophy after he felt he "swallowed alot of falsehoods as a child" (33).
When it comes to knowledge although we see that there are two different means in which it is obtained, "knowledge depends on the existence of someone who knows" (2).
Mental Capacities of learners