Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2013 (Off-campus)|
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Clayton Summer semester A 2013 (Off-campus)
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Josh May (First semester); Dr David Kaplan (Second semester)|
Previously coded PHL2650
This unit is concerned with some philosophical questions about the nature of consciousness, in particular with the question whether consciousness is irreducibly non-physical. We shall look at all of the major theories of the mind/body relationship, and we shall also examine the prospects for the creation of artificial intelligence and conscious computers. www.arts.monash.edu.au/phil/undergraduate/lateryear.html
Written work: 60% (2500 words)
Dr Josh May (First semester); Dr David Kaplan (Second semester)
2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week
Students with first-year level units to the value of 24 points in any faculty or by permission.