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Philosophy of mind, Ontology and nature of the mind

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Course Created By,  S L Solaiman

All Level 8 Hours 35.9 mins of Video Lecture Language: English Lifetime Access Certificate of completion Free
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Key Topics Covered
  • Critique theories advanced in the Philosophy of Mind, such as substance dualism and reductive physicalism.
  • Cut through philosophical jargon and clearly explain the main theories in Western Philosophy regarding the nature of the mind and body.
  • Identify how philosophical theories in the Philosophy of Mind often echo other parts of culture, such as religious attitudes and developments in scien

Who can take this course?
  • Mental evens
  • Mental functions
  • Mental properties
  • Consciousness
  • This course is suitable for beginners

Course Description

The philosophy of mind covers all philosophical topics pertaining to the mind and mental states. Its subtopics can be divided in two main ways. First, by the traditional divisions drawn between kinds of mental states: consciousness, intentionality, perception, and other states and processes. Second,... Read More

The philosophy of mind covers all philosophical topics pertaining to the mind and mental states. Its subtopics can be divided in two main ways. First, by the traditional divisions drawn between kinds of mental states: consciousness, intentionality, perception, and other states and processes. Second, by the types of philosophical questions asked about these activities: especially metaphysical questions that have to do with their nature (especially the relation between the mental and the physical) and epistemological questions that have to do with our knowledge of them. The philosophy of mind also overlaps with the philosophy of cognitive science and the philosophy of action.
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