Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences
What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness?
The course will introduce you to:
- some of the main topics at the key juncture between philosophy and the cognitive sciences
- the science behind each topic in a simple, non-technical way
- the philosophical and conceptual questions.
An informative course on the philosophy of cognitive science for anyone with an interest in philosophy or psychology. This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. You might also be interested in the course, Introduction to the Philosophy of Physical Sciences.
This course is hosted on an external learning platform.
Learner reviewsYou will be exposed to several perspectives of the philosophy and emergent science of cognition. If you're interested in philosophical exploration in this area this is a must-take.
Programme typeCourse: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
Cost and certificationFree, with option to upgrade for a certificate
Weekly effort2-3 hours
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