Mind and Science 2015


Note: This page contains information related to my 2015 lecture course at the University of Crete. Information about my past teaching activities can be found in my CV.


Introductory lectures on philosophy of mind and philosophy of science for the Interdisciplinary Graduate Programme in the Brain and Mind Sciences, University of Crete, April-May 2015.

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  • Lecture 1 (27/04/15)
    (a) Introduction to philosophy (b) Minds as immaterial substances

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  • Lecture 2 (29/04/15)
    (a) Behaviourism (b) Identity theory

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  • Lecture 3 (04/05/15)
    (a) Functionalism (b) The representational theory of mind

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  • Lecture 4 (08/05/15)
    (a) Review & discussion (b) Eliminative materialism

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  • Lecture 5 (11/05/15)
    (a) Property dualism (b) Physicalist theories of consciousness

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  • Lecture 6 (13/05/15)
    (a) Introduction to philosophy of science (b) Revision

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