Philosophy of Cognitive Science
- The goal of this course is to provide students with a general understanding of some important philosophical issues within cognitive science and to allow students to appreciate how results from cognitive science can inform traditional philosophical debates about the mind.
- Learn about the relationship between the mind, meaning, and external content
- Learn to what extent our minds are shaped by natural selection
- Learn about the concept and limits of non-human cognition
- Learn about consciousness and issues involving innateness and reduction
- Learn about how work that attempts to understand how the brain creates subjective experience
- Students will learn about the idea of innateness and whether there are any innate traits
- Learn about how counterfactuals are analyzed and some unresolved problems with how to analyze them
- ConsciousnessHow does the brain create subjective experience?
- InnatenessWhat knowledge structures are innate?
- History of Cognitive ScienceHistory of Cognitive Science
- Evolutionary Psychology
- Animal Minds
- Conditional Semantics
- Промежуточная аттестация (1 модуль)0.7 * Exam + 0.2 * participation + 0.1 * Quiz
- Cosmides, L., Guzman, R. A., & Tooby, J. (2019). The Evolution of Moral Cognition. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edssch&AN=edssch.oai%3aescholarship.org%2fark%3a%2f13030%2fqt0sh5f06z
- Lewis, D. K. (2001). Counterfactuals (Vol. [Rev. ed.]). Malden, Mass: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=591215
- Russell, G., & Fara, D. G. (2011). Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language. New York: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=479847
- Spelke, E. S., & Kinzler, K. D. (2007). Core knowledge. Developmental Science, 10(1), 89–96. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00569.x