Philosophy 120.3 – Psychology 110.6 (AR08)
For people interested in exploring the Human Mind: thought, perception, memory, emotion, and imagination
Philosophy 120.3: Introduces students to philosophy by exploring fundamental problems about reality, the limits of human knowledge, and the nature of the mind. Topics include whether we have free will, whether there are grounds for doubt about the basic beliefs about other people or the world, and the nature and role of cognition in the composition of a human being. Essay writing is an integral part of this course. In their essays, students are expected to demonstrate an understanding of major philosophical questions, define key terms, mount arguments for and respond to arguments against, positions on philosophical issues, develope research and argumentation skills, and improve their command of written English.
Psychology 110.6: An introduction to the scientific study of human behavoir, dealing with the essential problems of psychology, the methods of investigation, and the advances which have been made in some of the major fields such as motivation, perception, learning and personality.
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