Definition of Rational psychology
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Rational psychology Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
[A382] Kant identifies rational psychology as a bogus doctrine of the soul and of self-knowledge which "arises from the common and natural reason of men"; rational psychologists attempt to extend knowledge beyond possible experience, and thus employed rational psychology "is entirely made up of paralogisms (i.e., a certain type of bogus inferences mired in dialectical reason). Kant discusses--and critiques--rational psychology and rational psychologists in the Paralogisms.