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24.08 24.08[J] Philosophical Issues in Brain Science

Prereq: None
U (Fall)
12 Units. HASS-H; CI-H

An introduction to some central philosophical questions about the mind, specifically those intimately connected with contemporary psychology and neuroscience. Discussions focus on arguments over innate concepts; 'mental images' as pictures in the head; whether color is in the mind or in the world; and whether there can be a science of consciousness. Explains the relevant parts of psychology and neuroscience as the subject proceeds.

E. J. Green

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Same subject as 9.48[J]