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Course Description What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. Scientific research across the cognitive sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers. The goal of this course is to introduce you to some of the main areas and topics at the key juncture between philosophy and the cognitive sciences. Each week we will introduce you to some of these important questions at the forefront of scientific research. We will explain the science behind each topic in a simple, non-technical way, while also addressing the philosophical and conceptual questions arising from it. Areas you’ll learn about will include: Philosophy of psychology, among whose issues we will cover the evolution of the human mind and the nature of consciousness. Philosophy of neurosciences, where we’ll consider the nature of human cognition and the relation between mind, machines, and the environment. Learning objectives Gain a fairly well-rounded view on selected areas and topics at the intersection of philosophy and the sciences Understand some key questions, and conceptual problems arising in the cognitive sciences. Develop critical skills to evaluate and assess these problems. Suggested Readings To accompany 'Philosophy and the Sciences', we are pleased to announce a tie-in book from Routledge entitled 'Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone'. This course companion to the 'Philosophy and the Sciences' course was written by the Edinburgh Philosophy and the Sciences team expressly with the needs of MOOC students in mind. 'Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone' contains clear and user-friendly chapters, chapter summaries, glossary, study questions, suggestions for further reading and guides to online resources. Please note, this companion book is optional - all the resources needed to complete the course are available freely and listed on the course site....




this course was very broad and incredibly interesting. I highly recommend it as introduction to the philosophy of science, but I have to warn you: Once you have started, your journey won't stop here!



this is the great course for the people who are pursuing their carer in philosophy, philosophy of mind to be more precise and also for the people who are thinking of doing psychology later anytime.


Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences: 101 - 125 / 290 レビュー

by Irmak G


It was not tiring at all. All the material was clear, essential and interesting. Thanks for that experience.

by Ian B B


Very interesting introductory course on Cognitive Sciences. I hope there'll be more related courses on this.

by Blair K W D


Really enjoyed the course. I enjoyed learning about how the brain works. And how Cognitive Science works.

by Peter


Very good overview into an interesting topic. Takes into account different views off the topic. Liked it!

by Seraphina T


A wide ranging subject, taught clearly, with a reasonable level of challenging material. Very enjoyable!

by Wanda V


Très enrichissant, et très bien expliqué. Les traductions (Français) sont également de bonnes qualités.

by Valentine N


A great subject it is thanks for enabling me go through it. I have gained some insight into cognition!

by Gaelle R


Absolutely fantastic. Would love similar classes that build on this please, especially re: evolution!

by Vincent W


I learned some really interesting things from this course that I will be using in an upcoming project

by jorge e r g


This course I help myself to updating concepts and to be to the forefront in the area of philosophy.

by Abdulkader K


It is a great course which introduces great facts and theories given by a great team of professors.

by Basset B


great cours and good teachers with aewsome plan and universitys, but ist verry small and beginner!

by Fuyad b h


I want to thanks all of you who have involved with this course directly or indirectly to succeed.

by Walter C L J


Curso excelente. Grande aprendizado sobre o processo cognitivo e sua relação com a computação.

by Natascha I


Muy bueno. Claro. Conciso. Al alcance de quien desee aprender sobre esta interesante temática!

by Jimena P L


Super interesting! It is simple but not to a level that becomes boring to hear the lectures.

by Prerana H


Excellent introduction to important concepts, with clear lectures and good reading materials

by J Y T


Short and informative, full of food for thought for behavioural and social science students.



Great course where you can learn about many facts of the philosophy of cognitive sciences

by ramlal s


Excellent, this is my third course on Philosophy from UoE - super helpful. Thanks a lot !

by Clare H


I thought this was a great overview: well-produced, engaging, and thought-provoking.

by Lucas B P


Course that offers highly specialized knowledge in a very simple and concise way.

by Proinsias R


Very enjoyable journey of insightful philosophical and scientific exploration.

by Samson T


I am a full-time postgraduate student and have found this course very useful!

by Alexander S


Very interesting material with really demonstrative examples and experiments.