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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2018-19


PHIL 25 Philosophy of Cognitive Science

What is the mind and how can we model it? Cognitive science offers a distinctive approach to some of the great philosophical questions about the mind. But what does it tell us? This course will cover the classical foundations of cognitive science, and some of the more recent developments in the field. We will study the computational theory of the mind and its implications, connectionism, theories of embodiment, dynamical systems, and recent statistical approaches to cognition. (Not open to students who received credit for PHIL 010/COGS 11.01.) 

Instructor

Roskies

Cross Listed Courses

COGS 025

Prerequisite

One Philosophy course, or permission of the instructor.

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:TAS

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Offered

19S: 12