PHIL 430 Philosophy of Mind

Philosophical accounts of the mind and its relation to the world. Topics include the mind-body problem, the intentionality (or "aboutness") of thought, the nature of mental content, consciousness, introspection and knowledge of other minds. Consideration of theories on these topics, such as dualism, behaviorism, type-physicalism, functionalism and eliminativism. Prerequisite: 3 credit hours in philosophy.




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