Instruction in this course will include some of the following:
The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following: any combination of lecture and seminar. Parts and/or entire classes may be devoted to formal lectures or to informal discussion. There may be student presentations on particular subjects. There may be some videos as well.
Evaluation will be based on course objectives and will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will provide a written course outline with specific criteria for assessment during the first week of class. No one evaluation component may exceed 40%. Any possible combination of the following will be used to sum to 100%:
|In-class tests, short written assignments||20% - 50%|
|Class presentations, essays, final exam||30% - 60%|
(e.g., participation, class attendance)
At the end of the course, the successful student will be able to do the following:
The students will purchase either one or more texts, for example, from the list of texts below, or a course pack of pre-approved photocopied materials:
Bourgeois, Warren. Persons: What Philosophers Say About You. Waterloo Ont: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2003.
Burwood, Stephen, Paul Gilbert, and Kathleen Lennon. Philosophy of Mind. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 1999.
Calhoun, Cheshire and Robert Solomon. What Is an Emotion? NY: Oxford University, 1984.
Churchland, Patricia Smith. Brain-Wise. Bradford: MIT, 2002.
Churchland, Paul. Matter and Consciousness. Bradford: MIT, 1988.
Cooney, Brian, ed. The Place of Mind. Belmont CA: Wadsworth, 2000.
Crane, Time. Elements of Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Flanagan, Owen. The Science of Mind. Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press, 1986.
Glover, Jonathan, ed. The Philosophy of Mind. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Kim, Jaegwon. Philosophy of Mind Boulder: Westview Press, 1996.
Kolak, Daniel and Raymond Martin. Self and Identity. NY: Macmillan, 1991.
Morton, Peter, ed. An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind. Peterborough: Broadview, 1997.
Rosenthal, David. The Nature of Mind. NY: Oxford University zPress, 1991.
Seager, William. Theories of Consciousness. London: Routledge, 1999.
Smith, Peter and O.R. Jones. The Philosophy of Mind. NY: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
18 credits or with instructor's consent.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO PHIL 207 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU PHIL 230 (3)||2003/05/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU PHIL 3430 (3)||2007/01/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG PHIL 2XXX (3)||2007/01/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU PHIL 1XX (3)||2007/01/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU PHIL 2XX (3)||2007/01/01 to 2010/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU PHIL 2XXX (3)||2011/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU PHIL 2XX (3), Waive TWU PHIL 490||2007/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO PHIL 2nd (3)||2007/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV PHIL 2nd (3)||2007/01/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC PSYC 202 (3)||2007/01/01 to 2019/08/31|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV PHIL 3XX (3)||2007/01/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC PHIL 260 (1.5)||2007/01/01 to -|