PHIL 196 - First Year Seminar
Section: 002 Introduction to Cognitive Science
Term: WN 2012
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
Theme, 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?

Course Requirements:

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

Intended Audience:

First-year students

Class Format:

3 hour/week

PHIL 196 - First Year Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
24382
Closed
0
1LHSP Y1
3Y1
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
P
21339
Open
4
6Y1
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9781412977616
Cognitive science : an introduction to the study of mind., Author: Jay Friedenberg, Gordon Silverman., Publisher: Sage Publications 2nd ed.
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