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First-Year Seminars (FYSM)

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FYSM 1607 [1.0 credit]

Cognitive Science: Thinking and Knowing

Interdisciplinary examination of discoveries in linguistics, psychology, philosophy, and computer science concerning the question “What is cognition”? Specific issues may include the mind-brain controversy, the role of language in thought, and artificial versus natural intelligence.
Prerequisite: normally restricted to students entering the first year of a B.A. program.
Classes and seminars three hours a week.

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