A philosophical exploration of historical and 20th century attempts to understand and to model human thought. A study of episodes in the long tradition of the study of mind and brain in philosophy will be connected to current work within the disciplines of neuroscience, cognitive science, and artificial intellligence. Students will read the writings of past and contemporary philosophers and practitioners within the other disciplines mentioned. Prerequisite: One course in Philosophy or permission of the instructor. Distribution Requirements: HE, SP.