HPL 444 Philosophy of Mind

A philosophical examination of the mind and mental functioning. Some questions addressed include the following: Can we know what it is like to be a bat? Could it be that everyone (other than oneself) is a robot? What is the relationship between mind and brain? Can computers think? Readings include the work of Nagel, Wittgenstein, and Freud, among others.




Humanities and Social Sciences Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Session 1