What Is a Mind?

  • This free online course will bring together learners and practitioners interested in how the mind works.
  • It aims to build bridges between traditionally antagonistic approaches to understanding the mind.
  • While advances in the medical understanding of how the brain functions can shed light on neurological functions and disorders, the essential question of what the mind is speaks to a different problem.
  • Together, these will help us think about the fundamental questions: what it is to be a mind, why we have a mind and what it feels like to have a mind.
  • You can find out more in Professor Mark Solms’s posts for the FutureLearn blog: “What is a mind?

by University of Cape Town

  Starts November 6, 2017

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