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Students will become familiar with a range of philosophical, theoretical, and practical approaches to understanding human minds and experience. They will learn to differentiate between cognitivist and post-cognitivist approaches, and will emerge with an appreciation of the kind of explanatory pluralism required for addressing scientific and philosophical questions about the human condition. They will understand the scope of embodied and enactive theories of cognition.Indicative Module Content:
The Extended Mind; Biosemiotics; Embodiment; Ecological Psychology; Enaction; Mind and Life;
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It is recommended that students have prior knowledge of conventional, information processing theories of cognition, either through a grounding in cognitive psychology, or in artificial intelligence.
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• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
This module requires good faith participation and the completion of at least two substantial blog posts. The dialogical nature of the module means that the opinions expressed in the posts are free to deviate from the positions discussed in class.