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PHL212 Intro to Philosophy of Mind

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Introduces historical and contemporary thought in the philosophy of mind, considering traditional philosophical questions about the nature of the human person in the light of recent research in the cognitive sciences. Includes reading pertinent philosophical and related texts, and may involve museum and research facility field trips, the informal replication of experiments demonstrating interesting aspects of conscious experience, and the utilization of pertinent online, film, and other contemporary media accounts. Features texts from the literature of philosophy of mind, such as discussions of brains in vats, zombies, the plight of color-blind neuroscientists, and what it's like to be a bat. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

Credits:
4.00

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46350 Sylvania Campus / SCB / 105 11:00 AM-12:50 PM MW 22-Sep-2014 thru 10-Dec-2014
Instructor: Steve T Jolin
Tuition: credit Fees: $0.00