What is consciousness? How does the brain generate consciousness and how can a science of the mind describe and explain it adequately? This free course, Introducing consciousness, will introduce you to the slippery phenomenon that is consciousness, as well as some of the difficulties consciousness presents to science and philosophy.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
discuss basic philosophical questions concerning the nature of consciousness
understand problems concerning the nature of consciousness and discuss them in a philosophical way.