Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy of Mind
Relationship between the mental and the physical: consciousness, intentionality, mental causation.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPhil 300.
 RecommendedPhil 201, 202.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining PHIL 424
Course Outcomes


Know major concepts, theories, figures and texts in the philosophy of mind including possible answers to questions like: what is the mind/body problem? What is the difference between a mind and a brain? What is materialism or physicalism? What is a person?

Critical Reading and Writing

Practice philosophical analysis and argument orally and in writing; write a cogent and well-referenced research paper on the philosophy of mind


Be able to explain the practice and value of philosophy of mind.