PHIL 270 Minds and Machines
PHIL 270 Minds and Machines Units: 3.00
A survey of the contribution of philosophy to the cognitive sciences. The focus will be on providing a synthesis of the different perspectives brought by each of the disciplines, in particular, cognitive psychology, computer science, neurophysics, and linguistics, through an investigation of how the various approaches ultimately frame and answer our questions about the mind.
NOTE Each week, students will be assigned a number of articles or chapters for reading and will be expected to be able to discuss the readings in class.
Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or completed 6.0 units in PHIL.
Course Equivalencies: PHIL270; PHIL170
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science
Concurrent Education Degree Requirements
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