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Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 286
Spring 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: SISP 286

This course will examine several questions about the nature of the mind, such as the relationship between mind and body, the ontological status of the mind, and the nature of our access to mental states. Twentieth-century approaches to the mind, including behaviorism, reductive and eliminative materialism, functionalism, artificial intelligence, and cognitive science, will be examined against a backdrop of Cartesian assumptions about the nature of the mind and our ways of knowing it.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(SISP)(SISP-Phil Mind)(SISP-ScieDblMjr)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on APR-23-2014
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