Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy of Mind

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): red. prof. dr. Markič Olga


The basic questions of philosophy of mind are considered during the course. These are:
- Metaphysical: the problem of the mind-body and the problem of mental causation;
- Epistemological: the problem of other minds, the question about the status of the introspection and the distinction between first person and third person knowledge;
- Questions about the content of mental states, the problem of intentionality and the question about the structure of concepts;
- Questions about consciousness : the problem of qualitative experience and qualia, riddle of selfconsciouness, personal identity and the free will problem.