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PHIL2643 - Philosophy of Mind

Semester 2, 2012  |  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.


1x2500wd essay (60%) and 1x2000wd take-home exam (40%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 Junior credit points in Philosophy


PHIL2213, PHIL3213, PHIL2205

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