國立陽明大學心智哲學研究所 九十七學年度 第一學期 研究所課程

心靈哲學
Philosophy of Mind



授課教師Thomas Benda (卞拓蒙) 教授

學分數3 學分

上課時間:星期三 14:00-17:00

上課教室:人社院會議室

教學目標

藉由討論近年來最主要的哲學經典文獻,建立學生堅實的心靈哲學知識基礎,
並提供學生系統性與批判性的思考架構,作為研究相關哲學問題的基礎。

授課進度

Date

Feature

Week 1

Meditations on First Philosophy (II and VI), Rene Descartes
Brains and Behavior, Hilary Putnam

Week 2

Is Consciousness a Brain Process?, U. T. Place
Sensations and Brain Processes, J. J. C. Smart

Week 3

The Nature of Mental States, Hilary Putnam
The Causal Theory of the Mind, D. M. Armstrong

Week 4

Troubles with Functionalism (Excerpt), Ned Block
Mental Events, Donald Davidson

Week 5

Special Sciences (or: The Disunity of Science as a Working Hypothesis), Jerry A. Fodor
The Many Problems of Mental Causation (Excerpt), Jaegwon Kim

Week 6

Concepts of Consciousness, Ned Block
What Is It Like to Be a Bat?, Thomas Nagel

Week 7

Quining Qualia, Daniel C. Dennett
Consciousness and Its Place in Nature, David J. Chalmers

Week 8

Epiphenomenal Qualia, Frank Jackson
Naming and Necessity (Excerpt), Saul A. Kripke

Week 9

Materialism and Qualia: The Explanatory Gap, Joseph Levine
Conceptual Analysis, Dualism, and the Explanatory Gap, Ned Block and Robert Stalnaker

Week 10

Can We Solve the Mind-Body Problem?, Colin McGinn
Explaining Consciousness, David M. Rosenthal

Week 11

Conscious Experience, Fred Dretske
Visual Qualia and Visual Content Revisited, Michael Tye

Week 12

The Distinction between Mental and Physical Phenomena (Excerpt), Franz Brentano
"Intentional Inexistence" (Excerpt), Roderick M. Chisholm

Week 13

Biosemantics, Ruth Garrett Millikan
Propositional Attitudes, Jerry A. Fodor

Week 14

True Believers: The Intentional Strategy and Why It Works, Daniel C. Dennett
Eliminative Materialism and the Propositional Attitudes, Paul M. Churchland

Week 15

The Meaning of "Meaning" (Excerpt), Hilary Putnam

Week 16

Individualism and the Mental (Excerpt), Tyler Burge
The Extended Mind, Andy Clark and David J. Chalmers

Week 17

Reductionism and Personal Identity, Derek Parfit

Week 18

Can Computers Think?, John R. Searle


指定閱讀及參考書目

指定閱讀書目:
Chalmers, D. J. (Ed.). (2002). Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings.
New York: Oxford University Press.

學生責任

  • Attending classes and participating in discussions
  • In-class presentations of the assigned papers
  • A term paper

成績考核

Class performance: 20%
Term paper: 80%

 

 

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