PHIL 222
Minds, Brains, and Intelligent Behavior: An Introduction to Cognitive Science Fall 2017 Division II; Cross-listed as PHIL222 / COGS222 / PSYC222
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This course will emphasize interdisciplinary approaches to the study of intelligent systems, both natural and artificial. Cognitive science synthesizes research from cognitive psychology, computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, and contemporary philosophy. Special attention will be given to the philosophical foundations of cognitive science, representation and computation in symbolic and connectionist architectures, concept acquisition, problem solving, perception, language, semantics, reasoning, and artificial intelligence.
The Class: Type: lecture/discussion
Limit: 25
Expected: 25
Class#: 1103
Requirements/Evaluation: midterm and final exams, and self-paced weekly exercises
Extra Info: not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or any introduction to PHIL course or CSCI 134 or permission of instructor; background in more than one of these is recommended
Enrollment Preference: first-year and sophomore students
Department Notes: meets Contemporary Metaphysics & Epistemology requirement only if registration is under PHIL
Distributions: Division II;
Attributes: PHIL Contemp Metaphysics & Epistemology Courses; PSYC 200-level Courses

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