Jul 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

PHL 3210 - Philosophy of Mind

Credits: 4
The central question addressed in the philosophy of mind is: How are mental states related to physical states? This course will begin by considering the historical and contemporary theories that attempt to address this problem, including dualism, behaviorism, the identity theory, eliminative materialism, functionalism, and embodied cognition. The second half of the course will be devoted to a discussion of a number of contemporary issues in the philosophy of mind, including intentionality, personal identity, consciousness, qualia, language, and social cognition.  Area Requirement for Philosophy:  Knowledge, Reality
Prerequisite(s): Any 1000 level course.