A preliminary syllabus for this course is here. There will be some changes for the Fall 2015 version of the course.
An examination of the modern version of the traditional mind-body problem and issues connected with it. Topics to be covered will include varieties of dualism and materialism, the problem of mental causation, reductionism and the mind-body problem, the relevance of various kinds of scientific theorizing about mind to the traditional mind-body problem, and some puzzles concerning qualia, embeddedness, and intentionality.
If you have questions, please contact me at ron at albany dot edu.