180128 VO Philosophy of Mind (2021S)
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Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Final exam consisting of short questions, deadline: TBD, 100%Minimum requirements and assessment criteria:
Minimum requirements: passing the final exam
Assessment criteria: the overall grade will be determined by the final exam (100%)
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
There will be questions from each part of the course. For more, see the reading list.
Tim Crane’s, The Mechanical Mind, 3rd. Ed, 2015
John Heil’s, The Philosophy of Mind 3rd. Ed, 2012.Some of the other readings below are required, some are recommended, see syllabus for more info.Burge, “Perception: Where Mind Begins”
Schneider “Language of Thought”
Rescorla “Computational Modeling of the Mind: What Role for Mental Representation?”
Orlandi “Representation and the Issue of Evidence"
Beck “Why Can’t We Say What Animals Think”
Rescorla “Maps in the Head?”
Mandelbaum & Quilty-Dunn “Believing without Reason, or: Why Liberals Shouldn’t Watch Fox News”
Block “Some Concepts of Consciousness"
Block “Comparing the Major Theories of Consciousness”
Gennaro “Representational Theories of Consciousness”
Rosenthal “Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness”
Pautz “Representationalism about Consciousness”
Reiland, “Experience, Seemings, and Evidence”