17th Century Philosophers

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Philosophers of the seventeenth century continued to pursue answers to psychological questions. **Rene’ Descartes** believed the mind and body were two separate entities that interacted via the pineal gland. His theory became known as **dualism**. Other seventeenth century philosophers such as **Thomas Hobbes** and **John Locke**, believed that human behavior resulted from physiological processes originating in the brain and nervous system. They believed when a person sees and feels things the body and mind act as one, a theory known as
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