PHI 250 Minds, Brains & Machines

Prerequisite: GSTR 210

An introduction to the philosophy of mind, examining such questions as whether there could be consciousness after bodily death, whether the mind is anything 'over and above' the brain and central nervous system, whether a human-built machine could ever think or be conscious. Attention to classic texts and contemporary philosophic research, writing, and rigorous thinking about the nature of mind and thought.


1 Course Credit