Rationalism and Empiricism
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... DeSpain2 Imelda M. DeSpain Philosophy 101, Section 2287 S.E.A. Hughes Rationalism and Empiricism: Differences and Successes The debate between rationalism and empiricism is still raging and has not ended. Spanning many centuries, the debate can be found almost everywhere from words and meanings, to history, to computation and information processing (Pinker & Searle, 2002), to the cognitive revolution, to the color story, to art, to artificial intelligence and logic, to Linguistics, and to Psychology (Narayan, 2005).
Steven Pinker and John Searle (2002) had an argument on words and rules and had involved rationalism and empiricism. According to Searle, Pinker claims that there are two aspects to the...