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Minds and Machines

Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX

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Overview

What is the relationship between the mind and the body? Can computers think? Do we perceive reality as it is? Can there be a science of consciousness?

This course explores these questions and others. It is a thorough, rigorous introduction to contemporary philosophy of mind.

According to many scientists and philosophers, explaining the nature of consciousness is the deepest intellectual challenge of all. If you find consciousness at all puzzling, this is a great place to start learning more.

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Taught by

Alex Byrne

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Very confusing - though given that we get small subsets of actual class presentations that seems inevitable. the Q&A's are not that helpful either in that wrong answers are seldom analyzed.
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