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180151 VO Philosophy of Mind (2011W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

Required Readings:

Mo. 28.11./5.12./12.12./9.1./16.1./ von 11.00 Uhr bis 13.00 Uhr pünktlich
im HS 2 G.
Mi. 30.11./7.12./14.12./11.1./18.1./ von 11.00 Uhr bis 13.00 Uhr pünktlich im HS 2 G
HS 3C Do. 19.1.12 von 11.00 Uhr bis 13.30 Uhr pünktlich.


Language: English

Examination dates



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the main problems in the philosophy of mind: the nature of consciousness, the mind-body relation, free-will vs. determinism, the nature of personal identity.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Morton, P.A. A Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind Readings with Commentary, Broadview 2nd Edition. Available on AMAZON.

Association in the course directory

BA M 9, M11, MA M1, MA M3, HPS 1.1

Last modified: We 19.08.2020 08:02