Topics in Metaphysics: Conscious Experience

This is the preliminary web page for APHI 612, “Topics in Metaphysics: Conscious Experience”, to be held during the fall 2020 semester by Prof. Ron McClamrock of the UAlbany Philosophy Department. This course will be conducted online via synchronous meetings held from 3-6pm on Wednesday, starting W 8/26.

Here’s the preliminary course description:

An examination of some advanced issues in philosophy of mind concerning the existence and place of conscious experience in the world. Contemporary debates explored will likely include illusionism and consciousness, panpsychism, the possibility of a theory of consciousness, externalism/internalism and perceptual consciousness, and phenomenology and naturalism.

Please email me at rmcclamrock at albany dot edu