PhilosophyPHIL235 Philosophy of Psychology

Looks at philosophical issues raised by current research on the nature of perception, cognition, and consciousness in psychology and cognitive science or neuroscience. Can there be a science of the mind? Could machines be conscious? Do animals have minds? How did the mind evolve? These and a host of related questions form the subject matter of this course.


Prerequisite(s): One course in philosophy, psychology, or linguistics. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.