Clarification on additional office hour: I have in my calendar Thursday (12/12) 2:30-3:15pm for the additional office hour for this course.
Please the the online activities page for information on end-of-term evaluation and feedback (including an opportunity to get credit for one more ToW).
The full and final set of topics for writing assignment #3 are now up on the Papers page.
The exam #3 review sheet is now posted on the Exams page.
As previously announced, Exam #3 is scheduled for Friday 12/13 @10:30am (as indicated in the UA final exams schedule).
UAlbany has suspended classes for Monday 12/2 in anticipation of the storm. Travel safely (if you’re away over the weekend), and I’ll see you all on Wednesday.
A partial and preliminary set of topics for writing assignment #3 are now up on the Papers page.
The topics for writing assignment #2 are now up on the Papers page.
Writing assignment #2 is due Thursday, November 14th at 11am.
Exam #2 will be given in class on Friday 11/1.
UPDATE: The review sheet is now up on the Exams page.
The promised color vision handout is here.
The topics for writing assignment #1 are now up on the Papers page.
Writing assignment #1 is due Monday, October 7th at 10pm.
The review sheet for exam #1 is now available on the Exams page.
As announced, exam #1 will be given in class on Friday 9/27.
A very preliminary syllabus for this course is here. There will be some changes along the way for this instance of the course, but the first half or so of the course will be much the same.
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 rmcclamrock at albany dot edu.