Undergraduate Course: Self, Agency and the Will (PHIL10082)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will provide an introduction to one of the most exciting debates in the interdisciplinary field between philosophy and the cognitive sciences.
The course will examine the relationship between our phenomenal sense of agency and the sub-personal behavioural control layers that scientific psychology and the neurosciences describe.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Philosophy courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Mid term essay (30%)
End of semester take-home test (60%)
Autonomous Learning Group work (10%)
|No Exam Information
| To develop further the philosophical skills, and to extend as well as deepen the philosophical knowledge, acquired in previous philosophy courses.
|Course organiser||Dr Tillman Vierkant
Tel: (0131 6)51 3748
|Course secretary||Miss Ann-Marie Cowe
Tel: (0131 6)50 3961