Continuing Philosophy

Coordinators

Name Email Phone
Jim Halloranjp.hallo@tds.net 608-238-7201
Ed Cothrollcothroll@tds.net608-831-4493

The class will be reading and discussing Philosophy of Mind: A Beginner’s Guide by Edward Feser, copyright 2005, and available at Amazon and Barnes as well as various bookstores. In this lively and entertaining introduction to the philosophy of the mind, Edward Feser explores the questions central to the discipline. Designed specifically for students with no background knowledge in the subject, this accessible introduction covers all of the basic concepts and major theories in the philosophy of mind. Topics discussed include dualism, behaviorism, the identity theory, functionalism, the computational theory of mind, connectionism, physicalism, mental causation, and consciousness. 

Location

 Madison Senior Center

Meeting Day

 Wednesday

Meeting Time

 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Start Date

 June 7, 2017

End Date

 August 16, 2017

Participation

 Regular reading/discussion

Class Size

 No limit
Class Notes
No class June 14.


 

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