PHIL 222
Minds, Brains, and Intelligent Behavior: An Introduction to Cognitive Science Spring 2023 (also offered Fall 2022)
Division II
Cross-listed PSYC 222 / PHIL 222 / COGS 222

Class Details

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: Format: lecture
Limit: 20
Expected: 20
Class#: 3891
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: midterm and final exams, and weekly exercises
Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or any PHIL course or CSCI 134 or permission of instructor; background in more than one of these is recommended.
Enrollment Preferences: sophomore and first-year students, with additional preference given to students who satisfy more of the prerequisites. There is no need to contact the instructor to indicate special interest in the course.
Distributions: Division II
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
PSYC 222 Division III PHIL 222 Division II COGS 222 Division II
Attributes: Linguistics
PHIL Contemp Metaphysics + Epistemology Courses
PSYC 200-level Courses

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