PhilosophyPHIL 235 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.