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180152 KO MEi:CogSci Philosophy Discussion (2020S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

Preparation Meeting: Mo 2. März 2020, 11:00
HS 2i d. Inst. f. Philosophie, NIG, 2. Stock

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 13.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Friday 03.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Friday 15.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Friday 29.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Friday 12.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock
Friday 26.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 3F NIG 3.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is a supplement to the course “Current Developments in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science”

Students will:

- Deepen their understanding of recent developments in at the interface between philosophy of mind and cognitive science
- Reflect on empirical and technological developments from a philosophical perspective
- Critically reflect on the role of philosophy as part of cognitive science
- Become familiar with the method of analytical philosophy of mind

Contents: The seminar serves as a forum for an in-depth discussion of themes introduced in the course “Current Developments in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science” and will be oriented more closely toward a selection of seminal readings.

Methods: Students will give a presentation primarily as a means to guide the discussion.

Assessment and permitted materials

- Students will submit short reflections addressing each seminar session’s theme.
- Students are required to hold a presentation
- Active participation during the sessions

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Absence tolerated in 1 out of 7 seminar sessions.
- Mandatory presentation (accounts for 30% of the grade)
- Active participation (accounts for 50% of the grade)
- Reflections (account for 20% of the grade)

Examination topics

Course material

Reading list

The course is based on the reading list of the VO "Current Developments in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science".

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:21