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Course Description What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. Scientific research across the cognitive sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers. The goal of this course is to introduce you to some of the main areas and topics at the key juncture between philosophy and the cognitive sciences. Each week we will introduce you to some of these important questions at the forefront of scientific research. We will explain the science behind each topic in a simple, non-technical way, while also addressing the philosophical and conceptual questions arising from it. Areas you’ll learn about will include: Philosophy of psychology, among whose issues we will cover the evolution of the human mind and the nature of consciousness. Philosophy of neurosciences, where we’ll consider the nature of human cognition and the relation between mind, machines, and the environment. Learning objectives Gain a fairly well-rounded view on selected areas and topics at the intersection of philosophy and the sciences Understand some key questions, and conceptual problems arising in the cognitive sciences. Develop critical skills to evaluate and assess these problems. Suggested Readings To accompany 'Philosophy and the Sciences', we are pleased to announce a tie-in book from Routledge entitled 'Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone'. This course companion to the 'Philosophy and the Sciences' course was written by the Edinburgh Philosophy and the Sciences team expressly with the needs of MOOC students in mind. 'Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone' contains clear and user-friendly chapters, chapter summaries, glossary, study questions, suggestions for further reading and guides to online resources. Please note, this companion book is optional - all the resources needed to complete the course are available freely and listed on the course site....

Top-Bewertungen

CG
10. Feb. 2020

this course was very broad and incredibly interesting. I highly recommend it as introduction to the philosophy of science, but I have to warn you: Once you have started, your journey won't stop here!

AS
24. Juni 2020

this is the great course for the people who are pursuing their carer in philosophy, philosophy of mind to be more precise and also for the people who are thinking of doing psychology later anytime.

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von Katherine M K

6. Juli 2021

Truly interesting, I was engaged throughout the entirety of the course.

von Sasidharan M

4. Nov. 2020

The course helped me to have an outline of what is cognitive science.

von THAER A

25. Mai 2020

A fantastic way to venture into cognitive science and its philosophy!

von mariana w c

2. Dez. 2017

very intersesting course, made easily understandable for everybody.

von William L

7. Jan. 2022

Very good introduction to this topic. Presenters were excellent.

von Andrew E D

19. Sep. 2017

I LOVED this course, I learned so much about cognitive Science!

von Ruoyu L

26. Feb. 2019

Very insight lecutures! Rich examples and easy to understand.

von Galit A

29. Aug. 2018

Super informative, fascinating content and engaging examples.

von D S

14. Juni 2017

SUper course, well worth the time to invest in this learning.

von Patrick C

5. Apr. 2020

Great intro to the subject matter. Lecturers were excellent.

von Murat E

13. Dez. 2020

I got a lot of information. Thank you to all my teachers.

von Malhar B

14. Mai 2017

Amazing experience and learned a lot about mind and body.

von Sanjog S

19. Nov. 2016

Good resource to learn Philosohpy of Cognitive Sciences

von Antonio F d A C

8. Nov. 2020

Great good introduction to a very interesting subject.

von Eliesse D

10. Aug. 2020

very interesting course!it opens doors of knowledge!!

von ‍조우성(학부학생/공과대학 화

9. Feb. 2021

This course make me think about a lot of things

von Sedrero T

9. Mai 2020

amazing course, congratulations Ed university

von Raid A

2. Juli 2018

Great intro to philosophy of cognition world!

von Juhi S

23. Feb. 2017

Changed the way I think about the human mind.

von Louise M

17. Aug. 2020

Fascinating introduction to our own mind !

von Mardohar B B S

24. Juni 2020

Wow, this course really is an eye opener!

von Bart S

9. Aug. 2017

great survey class, please repeat it!

von Wajdee C

24. Aug. 2017

<3 <3 ..

Enough to have a third eye !

von Junior B

19. Okt. 2021

It's very helpful and awesome to do

von Mahanthe A D l

5. Sep. 2020

Love this course.. so clearly done.