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PHIL 4383. PHILOSOPHY OF MIND. 3 Hours.

This course is a non-exhaustive survey of topics central to contemporary analytic philosophy of mind: the mind/body problem, functionalism, consciousness, intentionality, mental causation, and perception. Readings include work by figures such as Smart, Armstrong, Putnam, Block, Kripke, Chalmers, and Siegel. Evaluation will likely involve some subset of: a midterm examination, short papers, a more substantial research project, and a final examination, on each of which students will be assessed for conceptual clarity, communicative economy, and critical reasoning.