Philosophy of Mind

3.00 crs.

This course examines different theories of the nature of mind beginning with an examination of the traditional mind-body problem in the works of Descartes. It subsequently explores alternative positions that have been presented by Descartes’ contemporaries in the classical period, as well as modern contemporaries. Emphasis is placed on such areas as mind-body identity/interaction, brain process, language, perception, sensation, emotion, personal identity, and free will.

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite