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PHIL 364 - Philosophy of Mind


Description:
A critical study of contemporary analytic philosophy of mind. Topics may include dualism, materialism, functionalism, consciousness, intentionality and representation, the computational theory of mind, artificial intelligence, and animal minds. Formerly PHIL 463, students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Examine and critically analyze issues in contemporary philosophy of mind.
  • Critically assess a philosophical position for its implications and its plausibility.
  • Formulate and defend a position of one’s own on these issues, with reference to the relevant positions described in the philosophical literature.
  • Display knowledge of the core concepts and methods of analytic philosophy of mind, and the ability to deploy those concepts and methods in reasoning.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
4/19/2012



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