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PHL 514

Mind and Agency

This course will examine philosophical attempts to understand the nature of human agency. It will consider traditional accounts of freedom of the will, of the relations between theoretical and practical reason, of what it is to do something intentionally or on purpose, and of whether human freedom is possible in a physical world governed by deterministic natural laws. The readings may include both historical and contemporary works in both the analytic and continental traditions.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

a minimum of five PHL/CPHL courses

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Philosophy