Units of study
PHIL2643 - Philosophy of Mind
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: David Braddon-Mitchell
An introduction to modern theories of the nature of mind, and some important contemporary issues in the philosophy of mind. Topics will include the problem of mental representation (how can minds think about the world?), the relationship of minds to brains, and the problem of consciousness.
1x2500 word essay (60%) and 1x2000 word take-home exam (40%)
The Philosophy of Mind and Cognition, D. Braddon-Mitchell and F. Jackson, Blackwell, Oxford 1997
1x2 hour lecture and 1x1 hour tutorial per week
12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
PHIL2213, PHIL3213, PHIL2205
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