Course Detail

PHILOSOPHY OF MIND

Subject: PHIL

Catalog Number: 470

Registration Number: 8206

Description:
Examination of issues arising when we think philosophically about the mind, with consideration of advances in neuroscience, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence. Questions include: what is mind?, what counts as a thinking being?, what is consciousness?, could a robot or computer ever be considered a person? Topics include dualism, materialism, the nature of consciousness, the nature of thought, and others. Prerequisite: at least one lower-level philosophy class or consent of instructor. Offered in alternate years. 4 credits. (UQ)

Instructor: Jesus Ilundain
Is consent of Instructor Required? No



Course Type: LAB
Location: HHPA MP
Time: 7:00PM- 8:00PM  M


Course Type: LEC
Location: DAYH 102
Time: 1:05PM- 2:45PM  MW