Mind Design

New School for Social Research: Philosophy

Liberal Arts
Graduate Course
Degree Students (with Restrictions)
Mind Design
Spring 2024
Taught By: Zed Adams
Section: A

CRN: 14506

Credits: 3

What effects do new technologies have on how we understand ourselves? This course explores the dialectical nature of the relationship between technology and self-understanding, how new technologies provide us with new models for how our minds do, or do not, work. Figures discussed include Descartes, La Mettrie, Hume, Kant, Riskin, Lovelace, Turing, Dreyfus, Haugeland, and Buckner.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Philosophy (PHI)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:32pm EDT 6/19/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm
Building: 6 East 16th Street
Room: 1108
Date Range: 1/23/2024 - 5/7/2024