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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 3502 [0.5 credit]

Mind and Action

Philosophical thought concerning the relation between mentality and agency. Topics may include: the relation between belief, desire, and behaviour; rationality and normativity; representing and doing; subjectivity and intersubjectivity; physical and psychological laws; mental causation. Authors may include; Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Ryle, Sellars, Anscombe, Davidson, Taylor, and McDowell.
Prerequisite: PHIL 2501 or PHIL 2502, or permission of the Department.

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