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  1. I got couple of private responses to my post. Applying the feedback, I will add another chapter. In this chapter I will explain concept formation, generalization, principle formation, and application for concepts of consciousness. In the process explaining fallacies like misclassification of units, wrong connection of concepts etc. This will serve dual purpose. One, it will illuminate epistemological aspects of psychology. Secondly, it will illuminate concepts of consciousness like feeling, thinking, knowledge, methods etc. Plus I will widen the scope of Evolution of Psychology to more modern
  2. I am writing a book on the subject of Psychology. Working title is - Reinventing Psychology Using Objectivism : For Powering the Motor of Human Mind. I have completed draft of most chapters. Here is the detailed table of contents -------- REINVENTING PSYCHOLOGY USING OBJECTIVISM POWERING THE MOTOR OF HUMAN MIND [COVER - Bike inside brain. Three roads to study, experiment, and skyscraper. (Representing academic, applied, and technological aspect of sciences)] PART 1: BASIC TEMPLATE
  3. I think approach involving classification and growth is good. Further, I think before we go into the details of free will and its relation to growth, we should try to understand why the subject of Free Will is so important. Therefore, basic examples involving subjects of Ethics and Independence, Literature and Naturalism/Romanticism, Psychology and conceptual faculty will be good. Comparing Peter Keating and Howard Roark will be especially interesting for me.
  4. I refer to these as projections, which are derived from actual memories, and are therefore not primary. Memories are used in the sense of primary. According to Objectivist Epistemology, ITOE or How We Know, any concept, even first level, requires comparison of two similar objects with something more different. For e.g. 2 chairs with table for concept chair, or dog and pig with tree for concept animal.
  5. 28th December, 2019 marks one year of publication of the book. To celebrate the occasion, book is available for free. The offer is for a limited period. Do read and review... ....Happy Managing ! https://lnkd.in/fVTTfxr
  6. PART 2 — UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOLOGICAL REALITY THROUGH CLASSIFICATION PART 1 PUBLISHED HERE PSYCHOLOGICAL REALITY Human mind or the Psychological reality, while it’s clearly an important aspect of existence, is definitely not an independent entity set. It’s derived from general and specific reality we analyzed in the previous blog. In general reality, classification, causal connections, principal formation, and field or subjects of study are clearly functions of mind. In specific reality, the understanding of material, social, and physiological aspects also require application of
  7. PART 1 — UNDERSTANDING VARIOUS ASPECTS OF REALITY THROUGH CLASSIFICATION INTRODUCTION Life on earth is almost 3 billion years old. That is, it took this much time for evolution to come up with humans, the only organism with conceptual faculty. Further, in a million years of existence of various Homo species, only very recently we started using mind close to its full potential. Building computers, machines, social and cultural institutions. So in this blog I will try to develop methods to understand something that was 3 billion years in making, and a million years of tuning after evol
  8. My Further thoughts are here - SYSTEMATIC PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHTS -> STRUCTURED APPROACH TO UNDERSTAND HOW OWN MIND WORKS -> PART 1 — UNDERSTANDING VARIOUS ASPECTS OF REALITY THROUGH CLASSIFICATION https://medium.com/@rohingupta2k18/systematic-psychological-insights-part-1-9eb9debfeaf My Further thoughts are here - SYSTEMATIC PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHTS -> STRUCTURED APPROACH TO UNDERSTAND HOW OWN MIND WORKS -> PART 2 — UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOLOGICAL REALITY THROUGH CLASSIFICATION https://medium.com/@rohingupta2k18/systematic-psychological-insights-part-2-63e86a5a011
  9. I think since early Ayn Rand, meaning of the term instinct has significantly deteriorated, as is evident from negative uses by later Ayn Rand. So question is, whether I am justified in contributing to further deteriorate the word use, by using it with negative ideologies? I think the term which means "the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning.", unlike selfishness need not be resurrected. Particularly because we have the term "sense of life" or "sensibility" to replace positive connotations early use of the term had. Good to move it to com
  10. Thanks for the reference. I will take away following learning from the section. The role of sub-conscious or sense of life in formulating right ideas. Since psychology is the study of sub-conscious, so systematizing this aspect can help in formation of right ideas. So while focus will still remain on training sub-conscious using conscious, I will consider adding a chapter where conscious ideas are aligned to subconscious ideas from sense of life. For e.g. I can compare my current philosophical bent to the study of good literature in school. While my brother lacked this bent and ended up b
  11. I have now moved my focus from the field of MANAGEMENT, to the field of PSYCHOLOGY. This is my first blog on the subject. The inputs here will be quite helpful, as I am planning to write more blogs and perhaps a book on the subject of Psychology.
  12. PSYCHOLOGY BY FREUD AND OBVERSE PLATONISM Sigmund Freud [1] was an Austrian-German psychotherapist, who wrote some books and presented many ideas in the field of psychology, when the subject was in its infancy. Here are the key points that Freud brought into this field. Division of mind into conscious, subconscious, and unconscious elements. Further claiming that unconscious and subconscious aspects like dreams and hypnosis are most important. Emphasizing on the urge to break rules, like longing to incest with mother (what he called the Oedipus complex)
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