PHIL 360 - Grad Seminar: Philosophy of Neuroscience

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Assumptions underlying the scientific study of how our brains work have implications for the kinds of results that neuroscience can - and cannot - deliver. We will look at the interplay between two approaches within neuroscience - mechanistic explanation and computational explanation, with a focus on neural coding and representation. Pre-reqs TBD. Repeatable for credit. 2 unit option only for Philosophy PhD students beyond the second year.
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Fall 2017
Offered
W
Avg. Class Size
15
Avg. Sections
1