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Seminars and lectures summer term 2022

Introduction to Neurophilosophy (Lecture)

This course provides an introduction to core topics of neurophilosophy. There will be a combination of short lectures and text-based discussions. Students will write an essay and a protocol and discuss it in tutorials.

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Stephan Sellmaier, Prof. Dr. Ophelia Deroy, Dr. Michael von Grundherr

Time: Tuesdays, 10:00 - 12:00; 26.04.2022 - 26.07.2022

Place: Großhad. Str. 2 (D) - D 00.003

Philosophy of Biology (Advanced seminar)

Biology is the branch of science most immediatly relevant to many distinctively human concerns: Is life a purely physical process? What is human nature? Which of our traits are essential to us?
In the seminar we will discuss the book of Alex Rosenberg and Daniel W. McShea with the titel "Philosophy of biology" and explore such concepts as supervenience, genocentrism, genetic determinsim and major transition.

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stephan Sellmaier

Time: Thursdays, 14:00 - 16:00 c.t.; 28.04.2022 - 28.07.2022

Place: Geschw.-Scholl-Pl. 1 (A) - A U117

GSN-Philosophy of mind and action 4 (Seminar)

Watch out: 3 ECTS; for GSN PhD students only

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stephan Sellmaier

Time: Thursdays, 16:00 - 18:00, 28.04.2022 - 28.07.2022

Place: Schellingstr. 10, Room 308


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