Minds and Machines

A profile of an x-ray of a head, with an overlaid image of cogs.

Is the mind a machine? This course explores this question and more. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)


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Fall 2011



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This course is an introduction to many of the central issues in a branch of philosophy called philosophy of mind.

Alex Byrne. 24.09 Minds and Machines, Fall 2011. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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