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Topics in Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 381
Spring 2011
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.

This course will explore recent discussions in philosophy of mind. Topics will change from year to year. This year, the course will explore recent developments in cognitive science of religion: studies of religious concepts, beliefs, and experience that have arisen in cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and anthropology, such as, why are human beings inclined to believe in spirits and life after death? Is religion something that could have evolved as an adaptation? Do scientific explanations of religion contribute anything to philosophical and theological discussions of the truth of religious claims?

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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