Units of study

PHIL2643 - Philosophy of Mind

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: David Braddon-Mitchell
Phone: +61 2 9351 2372
Email: david.braddon-mitchell@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

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

Classes

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

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points in Philosophy

Prohibitions

PHIL2213, PHIL3213, PHIL2205, PHIL3643

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

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  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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