PHIL 196 - First Year Seminar
Section: 002 Introduction to Cognitive Science
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Course Note:
This course is designed to provide first-year students with an intensive introduction to philosophy in a seminar format. The content varies, depending on the instructor.
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to cognitive science, with special attention to how linguistics, philosophy, and psychology have contributed to the study of communication.

We will examine topics such as the following: What disciplines contribute to the study of language and communication? What evidence and methods do they use? What models and theories do they propose? What is the role of context in communication. How are conversations structured, and how does the structure of a conversation contribute to understanding what has been communicated?

Requirements for this course will include regular exercises, two short papers, and one final examination.

PHIL 196 - First Year Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
40869
Closed
0
5Y1
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
P
40871
Open
4
8Y1
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
003 (SEM)
P
35381
Closed
0
 
2Y1
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9781429477659
Introduction to cognition and communication, Author: Keith Stenning, Alex Lascarides, and Jo Calder., Publisher: MIT Press 2006
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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