Introduction to Philosophy

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Cognitive Science

Course Number: 
0108
Institution: 
Hampshire College
This course is an introduction to philosophy concentrating on the skills necessary to evaluate philosophical claims about minds, brains and information. Topics will be chosen from the following: language, sentences, and logic; meaning, reference and thought; relativism and theories of truth; personal identity, the self and the brain; knowledge and belief; consciousness and the neural correlates of consciousness; dreaming and skepticism; materialism or physicalism, concepts and the mind-body problem; freewill and neurological determinism.
Comments: 

Mind, Brain, and Information Independent Work This philosophy course is oriented towards the Mind, Brain and Information distribution area.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
310464

Course Sections

Introduction to Philosophy
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 4.0

Jonathan Westphal

jgwCS@hampshire.edu

10:30AM-11:50AM M,W

Adele Simmons Hall 222