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HMS-330C Topics in Literary/Cultural Theory: Thought, Brain, and Mind

3 Credits

This course will examine theories of thought, the brain and mind from ancient philosophy to contemporary cognitive neuroscience. Topics may include: self-reflection, recursion, creativity, intuition, rationalism/empiricism, psychoanalysis, neuroanatomy, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, etc. No prior experience in philosophy, computer science or biology is required - just bring yourself and an open mind.