Jun 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

PHL 2730 - Philosophy of Psychology

Credits: 4
This course is a critical examination of the philosophical issues related to psychology. With an emphasis on cognitive and developmental psychology, the course covers such topics as: concept formation, language acquisition, metaphors, reductionistic vs. holistic explanations, emergence, and creativity. The course will also isolate and evaluate the metaphysical and epistemological assumptions made by psychologists today.   Area Requirement for Philosophy:  Knowledge
Prerequisite(s): Any 1000 level course in philosophy