PHIL 3331
Philosophy of Mind

Syllabus
Reading Assignments

Topics for the Literature Review
Description of the Literature Review Assignment

The materials below are from previous offerings of the course. They will be somewhat different this time around, but you may still find them of interest.

Midterm Review
Midterm Questions

Paper Handout

notes on Kim, Philosophy of Mind

chapter 1
chapter 4
chapters 5-6
chapter 7
chapter 8
chapter 9
chapter 10

some notes on Perry, Knowledge, Possibility, and Consciousness

chapters 1-2
chapters 3-4

notes on Dennett, Sweet Dreams

chapters 1-4
chapters 5-6


Starting Points for Research

Midterm Review
Midterm Questions

Paper Information
Possible Paper Topics

Final Exam Review
Final Exam Questions

some notes on John Searle, The Rediscovery of the Mind

chapter 1 
chapter 2 
chapter 3 
chapter 4 
chapter 5
chapter 7 
chapter 9

some notes on Andy Clark, Mindware

chapters 1-2
chapters 3-4
chapters 5-6

also see these related handouts from my intro class:

behaviorism overview
identity theory overview

Other Internet Resources

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Last update: August 27, 2013. 
Curtis Brown  |  Philosophy of Mind   |  Philosophy Department  |   Trinity University
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