Acerca de este Curso
17,940 vistas recientes

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Aprox. 7 horas para completar

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Francés (French)

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Aprox. 7 horas para completar

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Francés (French)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
10 minutos para completar

Philosophy and the Sciences Part 1

This course is the second part of the joint course 'Philosophy and the Sciences'. If you want to go to the first part of the course, 'Philosophy and the Physical Sciences' follow the link below

...
1 reading
1 lectura
Link to Philosophy and the Physical Sciences10m
2 horas para completar

Stone-age minds in modern skulls: evolutionary theory and the philosophy of mind (Suilin Lavelle and Kenny Smith)

Scientists agree that our brains are a product of natural selection. How did human brains and human cognitive structures evolve ?

...
3 videos (Total 36 minutos), 6 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
1.2 Stone-Age Minds Part II13m
1.3 Stone-Age Minds Part III17m
6 lecturas
Handout10m
Recommended readings10m
The evolution of language10m
Niche Construction10m
Chimpanzee culture social learning10m
Related work by Philosophy staff at the University of Edinburgh10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 1 Quiz: Do our modern skulls house stone-age minds?20m
Semana
2
2 horas para completar

What is consciousness? (Mark Sprevak and David Carmel)

Why do creatures with brains like ours have consciousness? What makes certain bits of our mental life conscious and others not?

...
2 videos (Total 30 minutos), 7 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
2.2 What is Consciousness Part II16m
7 lecturas
Handout from Mark's lectures10m
Slides from David's lectures10m
Recommended readings10m
Access/Phenomenal consciousness distinction10m
Overview of philosophical problems concerning consciousness10m
Limitations of perceptual awareness10m
Related work by Philosophy staff at the University of Edinburgh10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 2 Quiz: What is consciousness?20m
Semana
3
2 horas para completar

Intelligent machines and the human brain (Mark Sprevak and Peggy Series)

How does one make a clever adaptive machine that can recognise speech, control an aircraft, and detect credit card fraud?

...
2 videos (Total 28 minutos), 8 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
3.2 Intelligent Machines Part II15m
8 lecturas
Find and share news on intelligent machines!10m
Recommended readings10m
Computational theory of mind and connectionism10m
The McGurk effect video10m
The Ames illusion video10m
Motion perception10m
The rotating mask illusion video10m
Related work by Philosophy staff at the University of Edinburgh10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 3 Quiz: From intelligent machines to the human brain20m
Semana
4
4 horas para completar

Embodied cognition (Andy Clark and Barbara Webb)

Embodied cognition is all about the huge difference that having an active body and being situated in a structured environment make to the kind of tasks that the brain has to perform in order to support adaptive success.

...
2 videos (Total 24 minutos), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
4.2 Embodied Cognition Part II15m
7 lecturas
Lecture Slides10m
Recommended readings10m
Embodied Cognition further reading10m
Passive-dynamic walkers video10m
The current crop of robots10m
Design your own robot10m
Related work by Philosophy staff at the University of Edinburgh10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 4 Quiz: Embodied cognition and the sciences of the mind20m
4.6
130 revisionesChevron Right

57%

comenzó una nueva carrera después de completar estos cursos

38%

consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso

Principales revisiones sobre Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences

por CMAug 7th 2018

I have enjoyed the course, specially the detailed way of explained all the topics by the instructors. Also, I went through some of the bibliography sources provided which is a lot. Thank You all

por NVFeb 6th 2019

Fantastic teachers, very informative and useful. Highly recommended to those who are interested in pursuing cognitive sciences and learning about consciousness

Instructores

Avatar

Professor Michela Massimi

Full Professor
Philosophy
Avatar

Dr. Suilin Lavelle

Lecturer in Philosophy
University of Edinburgh
Avatar

Dr David Carmel

Lecturer
Psychology
Avatar

Dr Mark Sprevak

Senior Lecturer
School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
Avatar

Professor Duncan Pritchard

Professor of Philosophy
University of Edinburgh
Avatar

Professor Andy Clark

School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
Avatar

Professor John Peacock

Professor of Cosmology
Institute for Astronomy
Avatar

Professor Barbara Webb

School of Informatics
Avatar

Dr Kenny Smith

School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Avatar

Dr Peggy Series

Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation

Acerca de Universidad de Edimburgo

Influencing the world since 1583, The University of Edinburgh is consistently ranked as one of the world's top 50 universities. Today, we are an established and global leader in online learning, providing degree-level education to 3,000 online students in addition to 36,000 students on-campus. We also offer a wide range of free online courses in a variety of subjects. To find out more about studying for one of our online degrees, search for ‘Edinburgh online’ or visit www.ed.ac.uk/studying/online-learning/postgraduate ...

Preguntas Frecuentes

  • Una vez que te inscribes para obtener un Certificado, tendrás acceso a todos los videos, cuestionarios y tareas de programación (si corresponde). Las tareas calificadas por compañeros solo pueden enviarse y revisarse una vez que haya comenzado tu sesión. Si eliges explorar el curso sin comprarlo, es posible que no puedas acceder a determinadas tareas.

  • Cuando compras un Certificado, obtienes acceso a todos los materiales del curso, incluidas las tareas calificadas. Una vez que completes el curso, se añadirá tu Certificado electrónico a la página Logros. Desde allí, puedes imprimir tu Certificado o añadirlo a tu perfil de LinkedIn. Si solo quieres leer y visualizar el contenido del curso, puedes participar del curso como oyente sin costo.

¿Tienes más preguntas? Visita el Centro de Ayuda al Alumno.