Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy of Mind
Relationship between the mental and the physical: consciousness, intentionality, mental causation.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPhil 300.
 RecommendedPhil 201, 202.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining PHIL 424
Course Outcomes: 


Know major concepts, theories, figures and texts in the philosophy of mind including possible answers to questions like: what is the mind/body problem? What is the difference between a mind and a brain? What is materialism or physicalism? What is a person?

Critical Reading and Writing

Practice philosophical analysis and argument orally and in writing; write a cogent and well-referenced research paper on the philosophy of mind


Be able to explain the practice and value of philosophy of mind.