PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
give an example of interdisciplinary study in Science and philosophy.
Course contents summary
The impact of contemporary science on the kind of models of the mind that are actually proposed.
ffor students who attend classes : Edelman G. Più grande del cielo, Einaudi 2004; Minsky M. La società della Mente Adelphi 1989. The rest of the bibliography will be discussed in class.
Students who do not attend class must meet the teacher in order to fix the program.
Assessment methods and criteria
presentation of a paper in class, written final paper and an oral discussion of a problemm that the teacher proposes one week before the exam.