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RU : Philosophy and Psychology

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019)

Dr. Hla Bu was Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at Rangoon University.

Later, RU had two departments : (1) Philosophy (2) Psychology

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Phil => Love [of] & sophy => wisdom

Under the then new Education (starting in 1964), students with the lowest ILA (Intelligence Level Aggregate) were “assigned” to study Philosophy. It was the beginning of the end of Liberal (well-rounded) education.

Dr. Khin Maung Win served as Minister of Education in the BSPP era.

U San Lwin was a Lecturer, but he is also known as Author (e.g. famous Philosophers), Hypnotist, Movie Director, and Monk (discussing comparative religion)

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Psycho => Mind & logy => study [of]

Dr. Hla Thwin, father of U Mya Thwin (Philip, EP75), served as Professor of Psychology.

Dr. Kyaw Sein served as Minister of Education in the BSPP era.

Some early books on computers :

The Psychology of Programming

The Psychology of Computer Vision

Notable experiments :

Stimulus-response

Stanford “prison”

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