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Course Description What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. Scientific research across the cognitive sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers. The goal of this course is to introduce you to some of the main areas and topics at the key juncture between philosophy and the cognitive sciences. Each week we will introduce you to some of these important questions at the forefront of scientific research. We will explain the science behind each topic in a simple, non-technical way, while also addressing the philosophical and conceptual questions arising from it. Areas you’ll learn about will include: Philosophy of psychology, among whose issues we will cover the evolution of the human mind and the nature of consciousness. Philosophy of neurosciences, where we’ll consider the nature of human cognition and the relation between mind, machines, and the environment. Learning objectives Gain a fairly well-rounded view on selected areas and topics at the intersection of philosophy and the sciences Understand some key questions, and conceptual problems arising in the cognitive sciences. Develop critical skills to evaluate and assess these problems. Suggested Readings To accompany 'Philosophy and the Sciences', we are pleased to announce a tie-in book from Routledge entitled 'Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone'. This course companion to the 'Philosophy and the Sciences' course was written by the Edinburgh Philosophy and the Sciences team expressly with the needs of MOOC students in mind. 'Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone' contains clear and user-friendly chapters, chapter summaries, glossary, study questions, suggestions for further reading and guides to online resources. Please note, this companion book is optional - all the resources needed to complete the course are available freely and listed on the course site....

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CG
10 de feb. de 2020

this course was very broad and incredibly interesting. I highly recommend it as introduction to the philosophy of science, but I have to warn you: Once you have started, your journey won't stop here!

AS
24 de jun. de 2020

this is the great course for the people who are pursuing their carer in philosophy, philosophy of mind to be more precise and also for the people who are thinking of doing psychology later anytime.

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por Bart S

9 de ago. de 2017

great survey class, please repeat it!

por Wajdee C

24 de ago. de 2017

<3 <3 ..

Enough to have a third eye !

por Mahanthe A D l

5 de sep. de 2020

Love this course.. so clearly done.

por Antonio B

30 de abr. de 2020

Excellent! Informative and relevant

por Lexy C M

25 de nov. de 2016

Excelente plataforma para aprender.

por Robert C C

20 de may. de 2019

I found this course to be a challe

por Pranali R

10 de ago. de 2019

Such a great learning experience!

por Tyler S

25 de dic. de 2016

Clear, easy to understandoverview

por Danny G

17 de ene. de 2017

Simply yet informing and concise

por Cos F

28 de dic. de 2018

well done. great introductions.

por Connie W

22 de jun. de 2020

i really enjoyed this course.

por Héctor A L F

4 de jun. de 2018

Very well articulated course.

por Vaibhav S

12 de may. de 2020

A very informative course.

por Aleksandra C

7 de feb. de 2018

It was pretty interesting!

por Leonardo A E L

27 de sep. de 2016

Very interesting topic !!!

por Paul G J

24 de may. de 2020

It was quite informative.

por Dr. M B G

29 de abr. de 2020

This is an epochal course

por Ihsane E H

5 de may. de 2018

a very good/ useful mooc

por Joy S

4 de jun. de 2017

very interesting stuff.

por Roberto R

5 de nov. de 2016

very interesting,thanks

por Winston A W

26 de nov. de 2020

Excellent, thank you.

por Stevanus L

7 de abr. de 2017

Fun and great course!

por Jehanzaib S

3 de nov. de 2019

Really informative

por Jeff T

8 de abr. de 2018

Very inspirational

por EL I K

13 de sep. de 2020

j'aime bien merci