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Philosophy of Cognition

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General information[edit]

This e-course was supported by the European Union through the European Social Fund.


To create opportunities for acquiring theoretical knowledge about the nature of human cognition in terms methods, aims and goals, and results;

to support the development of argumentative skills.

Learning outcomes[edit]

Learner will acquire knowledge in the field of philosophy of cognition.

Learner will acquire the skills to discuss topics related to philosophy of cognition.

Learner will acquire skills to combine different concepts related to philosophy of cognition

Learner will acquire skills of written expression.

Learner is familiar with the major topics related to philosophy of cognition.

Feedback form[edit]

The feedback form is available here: http://philos.unipv.it/emabardo/feedback_form.pdf.


Course information[edit]

See the following:

Overview by weeks[edit]

Note: The course is divided into two distinct halves - the first part (from week 1 to week 4) deals with models of cognition, the second (from week 5 to week 7) with the evolution of cognition. Every week has two topics which should be studied and discussed.

Week 1 (-)[edit]

Forum discussion title: what your expectations from this course?

Week 2 (-)[edit]

Forum discussion title: Does the human mind work like a computer?

Week 3 (-)[edit]

Forum discussion title: Is the concept of mind empty?

Week 4 (-)[edit]

Forum discussion title: What would you learn more about?

Week 5 (-)[edit]

Forum discussion title: How does the theory of evolution help us explain the way we make decisions?

Week 6 (-)[edit]

Forum discussion title: Do cultures evolve?

Week 7 (-)[edit]

Forum discussion title: What have you learnt from this course? Have your expectations been fulfilled?