PHIL 3421 Problems in the Philosophy of Psychology
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 28.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Philosophical questions raised by psychoanalysis, behaviorism, cognitive science, and sociobiology. Philosophical problems related to theories of unconscious mental processes, repressed memories, multiple personality, mental illness, innate knowledge, the origins of concepts of truth and moral rightness, animal cognition. Theories of classical and contemporary thinkers critically examined.
Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or Core Studies 10 or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1] or permission of the chairperson.