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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Philosophy (PHIL)
PHIL
6257
The Nature of Animal Minds
The Nature of Animal Minds
Fall 2017
3
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Saidel, Eric
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Do nonhuman animals have minds? If so, what are they like? How are they similar and how are they different from our minds? What might count as evidence that an animal has a mind? Consideration of some of the questions philosophers and scientists have been asking and issues these questions raise when we think about the possibility that nonhuman animals are thinking creatures.
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