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    PHI 634SEM - Top Metaphys & Epistemol-Time,Tense, And Temporal Persp
    Lecture
    Top Metaphys & Epistemol-Time,Tense, And Temporal Persp DON Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
    Class #:   22045   Enrollment Capacity:   20
    Section:   DON   Enrollment Total:   6
    Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   14
    Dates:   01/28/2019 - 05/10/2019   Status:   OPEN
    Days, Time:   W , 1:00 PM - 3:40 PM
    Room:   Park 141 view map
    Location:   North Campus      
    Comments
    Is an intention a belief or a conative mental state? Or is it something else altogether? This course will look at the current debate over what it is to intend to do something, as opposed to doing it, wanting to do it, or trying to do it. First we will look at arguments for non-cognitivism?the view that an intention is a conative mental state, like desire. Next we?ll consider criticisms of this view and arguments for cognitivism?the view that an intention is a belief. Finally, we?ll consider criticisms of the whole idea that an intention is a mental state and consider arguments for placing intention in the category of process and action, rather than state.
      Instructor(s)
                 Donnelly, M look up    
      On-line Resources
    Other Courses Taught By: Donnelly, M