Philosophy of Mind

An advanced study of the nature of the mind, and of the relationship between the mind and the brain. If the mind is something distinct from the brain, how is it able to cause bodily movement? Topics include various theories of the mental: dualism, materialism, functionalism, and behaviorism. Also examined are problems of mental causation, cognitive content, intentionality, and explanatory reduction.

Course Details

Campus: 
Dartmouth
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Philosophy
Number: 
PHL 304
Semester: 
Spring 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 to Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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