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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

Feb 11, 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!

CM

Aug 07, 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

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創建者 Ruoyu L

Feb 26, 2019

Very insight lecutures! Rich examples and easy to understand.

創建者 Galit A

Aug 30, 2018

Super informative, fascinating content and engaging examples.

創建者 Daniel S

Jun 14, 2017

SUper course, well worth the time to invest in this learning.

創建者 Patrick C

Apr 05, 2020

Great intro to the subject matter. Lecturers were excellent.

創建者 Malhar B

May 14, 2017

Amazing experience and learned a lot about mind and body.

創建者 Sanjog S

Nov 20, 2016

Good resource to learn Philosohpy of Cognitive Sciences

創建者 Sedrero T

May 09, 2020

amazing course, congratulations Ed university

創建者 Raid A

Jul 02, 2018

Great intro to philosophy of cognition world!

創建者 Juhi S

Feb 24, 2017

Changed the way I think about the human mind.

創建者 Bart S

Aug 10, 2017

great survey class, please repeat it!

創建者 Wajdee C

Aug 24, 2017

<3 <3 ..

Enough to have a third eye !

創建者 Antonio B

Apr 30, 2020

Excellent! Informative and relevant

創建者 Lexy C M

Nov 26, 2016

Excelente plataforma para aprender.

創建者 Robert C C

May 21, 2019

I found this course to be a challe

創建者 Pranali R

Aug 10, 2019

Such a great learning experience!

創建者 Tyler S

Dec 25, 2016

Clear, easy to understandoverview

創建者 Danny G

Jan 17, 2017

Simply yet informing and concise

創建者 Cos F

Dec 29, 2018

well done. great introductions.

創建者 Héctor A L F

Jun 05, 2018

Very well articulated course.

創建者 Vaibhav S

May 12, 2020

A very informative course.

創建者 Aleksandra C

Feb 07, 2018

It was pretty interesting!

創建者 Leonardo A E L

Sep 27, 2016

Very interesting topic !!!

創建者 Paul G J

May 24, 2020

It was quite informative.

創建者 Dr. M B G

Apr 29, 2020

This is an epochal course

創建者 Ihsane E H

May 06, 2018

a very good/ useful mooc