Topics for paper #1 (which is due Tuesday October 13th at 8:00am) are now available on the Paper Topics page.
The review sheet for Exam #1 (scheduled for Friday, October 2nd) is now up on the Exams page.
Exam #1 is now scheduled for Friday, October 2nd. When there is a review sheet, it will be found on the Exams page.
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.