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Seminars and lectures summer term 2021

Online - 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; 13.04.2021 - 13.07.2021

Online - Natural Kinds and Classification in Scientific Practice (seminar)

To what extent does the natural world fall into discrete and well defined kinds? What are scientists doing when they divide their phenomena of interests into kinds, and why are they doing it? Questions like that are in the center of the seminar. We will read the anthology of Catherine Kendig (Routledge 2016) on that topic.

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stephan Sellmaier
Time: Thursdays, 14:00 - 16:00; 15.04.2021 - 15.07.2021

Online - Wittgenstein, On Certainty 3 (seminar)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stephan Sellmaier
Time: Thursdays, 16:00 - 18:00, 15.04.2021 - 15.07.2021

Watch out: 3 ECTS; for GSN PhD students only



Bitte Beschlüsse des Prüfungsausschusses Philosophie auf folgender Webseite beachten:

https://www.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/aktuelles/index.html