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.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2500wd Essay (60%) and 1x2000wd Take-home exam (40%)
(12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (ANHS1600)Prohibitions
PHIL3213 or PHIL2205 or PHIL2213 or PHIL3643