chapter  5
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Philosophical Answers to Psychological Questions: If a Tree Falls in the Forest and There Is No One Around to Hear It, Does It Make a Sound?

During the 18th century, attempts to understand human thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and relationships with others are not made by scientists, but by philosophers, artists, poets, and novelists. Until well into the 19th century, no empirical methods for the study of human mind are developed. Therefore, philosophy is the main method that is used to answer psychological questions, rather than science.