Philosophy of Mind (PHIL2643)
UNIT OF STUDY
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.
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2500wd Essay (60%) and 1x2000wd Take-home exam (40%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
PHIL3213 or PHIL2205 or PHIL2213 or PHIL3643
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