What is consciousness? An introduction to the philosophy of mind and cognitive science

What is consciousness? Is it merely a state of the brain, or something over and above that? Can things without brains, like machines, or even non-material things, be conscious? What does it even mean to say that something is “conscious”? This course addresses these and a variety of related questions including the relationship between mind and brain, and the nature of mental phenomena such as perception and sensation.

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  • Cost: £260
  • Credits: 20