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PHL 3820 - Mental Causation

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Philosophy meets neuroscience: What is the nature of mental causation? Are mental states wholly determined by brain states? Do reasons, beliefs, intentions, and other mental states influence neuronal activity and behavior? What is the relationship between the formation of a conscious intention, neural events, and voluntary action?
Prerequisite(s): one course in philosophy or permission of instructor.



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