1.1 Stone-Age Minds Part I

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Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences
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The University of Edinburgh

Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences

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From the lesson
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 ?

Meet the Instructors

  •  Professor Michela Massimi
    Professor Michela Massimi
    Full Professor
    Philosophy
  • Dr. Alasdair Richmond
    Dr. Alasdair Richmond
    Dr.
    Philosophy
  • Dr. Suilin Lavelle
    Dr. Suilin Lavelle
    Lecturer in Philosophy
    University of Edinburgh
  • Dr David Carmel
    Dr David Carmel
    Lecturer
    Psychology
  • Dr Mark Sprevak
    Dr Mark Sprevak
    Senior Lecturer
    School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
  • Professor Duncan Pritchard
    Professor Duncan Pritchard
    Professor of Philosophy
    University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Andy Clark
    Professor Andy Clark

    School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
  • Professor John Peacock
    Professor John Peacock
    Professor of Cosmology
    Institute for Astronomy
  • Professor Barbara Webb
    Professor Barbara Webb

    School of Informatics
  • Dr Kenny Smith
    Dr Kenny Smith

    School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
  • Dr Peggy Series
    Dr Peggy Series

    Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation