Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Philosophy
PHL 462 Philosophy of Mind FS 2019
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In this course we will examine the way in which the mind has been understood in philosophy and in psychology and cognitive science. Topics covered will include introspectionism, behaviorism, functionalism, psychoanalysis and neuroscience. We will critically assess these different perspectives, including the similarities and the differences between philosophical and psychological theories and mutual influences between the disciplines.

Instructor: Robyn Bluhm

Other Relevant Majors: Neuroscience, Psychology

Possible Texts: Owen Flanagan's The Science of the Mind, Andre Kukla and Joel Walmsley's Mind: A Historical and Philosophical Introduction to the Major Theories