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PHIL 145
Philosophy of Mind
Spring

Examination of questions raised by the existence of psychological phenomena. Topics include the relation between psychological states and physical states of a person's neural system; the adequacy of computer models of mind and the possibility of artificial intelligence; the nature of consciousness; naturalistic theories of mental representation; the role of social factors in determining the contents of mental states; and the implications of different theories of mind for our understanding of ourselves as moral beings.
Offered every other year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Jay Gupta

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Create, Innovate & Experiment, Critical Analysis, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17