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Philosophy of Mind (a.a. 2018/19)

Programma

1. The mental and the physical
Descartes and the modern mind
The discovery of consciousness
Descartes’ Dualism
The causal closure of the physical world

2. Philosophy and cognitive science – first part
The rise (and fall?) of classical cognitive science. (From mental realism to eliminative materialism)
The relation between personal and sub-personal explanation of mind
Explicative pluralism

3. Philosophy and cognitive science – second part
The 4E cognitive science (embodied, embedded, enacted, extended)

Svolgimento

February 11th 2019 - 14.30-17.30
February 12th 2019 – 10.00-13.00
February 13th 2019 - 11.00-13.00
February 13th 2019 - 14.00-16.00

Classroom 1-17

Bibliografia

  1. Di Francesco M, Marraffa M, Tomasetta A (2017). Filosofia della mente. Corpo, coscienza, pensiero, Rome: Carocci Editore. [Selected parts]
  2. Gallagher, S, (2017) Enactivist Interventions. Rethinking the Mind, Oxford, Oxford University Press. [Selected parts]

[Further references will be given during the course].

Esame

The evaluation will be based on an oral exam.

Credits: 2
 

Michele Di Francesco

Professore Ordinario di Logica e Filosofia della scienza

Ciclo : XXXIV

Tipologia corso : Tipo a

Periodo: Semestre I

Anno accademico: 2018-2019

Durata : 10 ore