2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 263 - Philosophy of Mind


A critical examination of the nature and concept of mind. We consider the following questions: What is the relationship between the mind and the brain? What is the nature of consciousness and does the existence of conscious experience argue against a physicalist conception of the mind? Possible readings include works by Smart, Fodor, Jackson, Lewis, and Loar.

Prerequisites: One courses in philosophy. Sophomore, Juniors, and Seniors only. (First year students must receive permission.)

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically