UE941 - PHIL 202 - Advanced philosophy of psychology: Perception, Attention, Thought, and Action

Type d'UE
Séminaires DR/CR
Disciplines
Philosophie et épistémologie, Psychologie et sciences cognitives
Page web
https://cogmaster.ens.psl.eu/en/program/m1-program-13570 
Langues
anglais
Mots-clés
Philosophie Sciences cognitives
Aires culturelles
-

In this course we will engage with a series of current debates in analytic philosophy of psychology. We will ask how recent findings in the cognitive science bear on traditional philosophical questions concerning perception, attention, thought, and consciousness.

Topic 1

What is perception? How do we distinguish visual perception from sensory registration?

Core readings:
Dretske 1986. “Misrepresentation.” Burge 2010. Origins of objectivity.

Topic 2

What is attention? How do we decide whether some visual perception is unattended? Core readings:

Wu 2014. Attention.

Topic 3

What is thought? How do we decide whether some mental state has iconic or propositional structure?

Core readings:
Kosslyn 2005, “Mental images and the brain”
Pylyshyn 2003. Seeing and visualizing,
Green & Quilty-Dunn 2017. “What is an object file?”
Lande 2018. “The semantic significance of perceptual structures”

Topic 4

What is action? Is there non-intellectual action?

Core readings:
Butterfill & Sinigaglia 2014, “Intention and motor representation in intentional action”

Topic 1

What is perception? How do we distinguish visual perception from sensory registration?

Core readings:
Dretske 1986. “Misrepresentation.” Burge 2010. Origins of objectivity.

Topic 2

What is attention? How do we decide whether some visual perception is unattended? Core readings:

Wu 2014. Attention.

Topic 3

What is thought? How do we decide whether some mental state has iconic or propositional structure?

Core readings:
Kosslyn 2005, “Mental images and the brain”
Pylyshyn 2003. Seeing and visualizing,
Green & Quilty-Dunn 2017. “What is an object file?”
Lande 2018. “The semantic significance of perceptual structures”

Topic 4

What is action? Is there non-intellectual action?

Core readings:
Butterfill & Sinigaglia 2014, “Intention and motor representation in intentional action”

  • Sciences cognitives – M1/S2
    Suivi et validation – semestriel hebdomadaire = 6 ECTS
    MCC – exposé oral, examen
  • Denis Buehler [référent·e]   maître de conférences, ENS / Institut Jean-Nicod (IJN)
Contacts additionnels
cogmaster@psl.eu
Informations pratiques

The complete syllabus of the course is available on the Cogmaster's website. For any information, please contact the secretariat of the Cogmaster.

Registration procedure (external students) : https://cogmaster.ens.psl.eu/en/students/external-students-13501

Direction de travaux des étudiants
-
Réception des candidats
-
Pré-requis

Introductory class in philosophy of mind or philosophy of cognitive science.

  • Autre lieu Paris
    ENS 29 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris (salle à préciser)
    2nd semestre / hebdomadaire, vendredi 14:00-17:00
    du 5 février 2021 au 21 mai 2021


Intervenant·e·s


  • Denis Buehler [référent·e]   maître de conférences, ENS / Institut Jean-Nicod (IJN)

Planning


  • Autre lieu Paris
    ENS 29 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris (salle à préciser)
    2nd semestre / hebdomadaire, vendredi 14:00-17:00
    du 5 février 2021 au 21 mai 2021


Description


Type d'UE
Séminaires DR/CR
Disciplines
Philosophie et épistémologie, Psychologie et sciences cognitives
Page web
https://cogmaster.ens.psl.eu/en/program/m1-program-13570 
Langues
anglais
Mots-clés
Philosophie Sciences cognitives
Aires culturelles
-

In this course we will engage with a series of current debates in analytic philosophy of psychology. We will ask how recent findings in the cognitive science bear on traditional philosophical questions concerning perception, attention, thought, and consciousness.

Topic 1

What is perception? How do we distinguish visual perception from sensory registration?

Core readings:
Dretske 1986. “Misrepresentation.” Burge 2010. Origins of objectivity.

Topic 2

What is attention? How do we decide whether some visual perception is unattended? Core readings:

Wu 2014. Attention.

Topic 3

What is thought? How do we decide whether some mental state has iconic or propositional structure?

Core readings:
Kosslyn 2005, “Mental images and the brain”
Pylyshyn 2003. Seeing and visualizing,
Green & Quilty-Dunn 2017. “What is an object file?”
Lande 2018. “The semantic significance of perceptual structures”

Topic 4

What is action? Is there non-intellectual action?

Core readings:
Butterfill & Sinigaglia 2014, “Intention and motor representation in intentional action”

Topic 1

What is perception? How do we distinguish visual perception from sensory registration?

Core readings:
Dretske 1986. “Misrepresentation.” Burge 2010. Origins of objectivity.

Topic 2

What is attention? How do we decide whether some visual perception is unattended? Core readings:

Wu 2014. Attention.

Topic 3

What is thought? How do we decide whether some mental state has iconic or propositional structure?

Core readings:
Kosslyn 2005, “Mental images and the brain”
Pylyshyn 2003. Seeing and visualizing,
Green & Quilty-Dunn 2017. “What is an object file?”
Lande 2018. “The semantic significance of perceptual structures”

Topic 4

What is action? Is there non-intellectual action?

Core readings:
Butterfill & Sinigaglia 2014, “Intention and motor representation in intentional action”


Master


  • Sciences cognitives – M1/S2
    Suivi et validation – semestriel hebdomadaire = 6 ECTS
    MCC – exposé oral, examen

Renseignements


Contacts additionnels
cogmaster@psl.eu
Informations pratiques

The complete syllabus of the course is available on the Cogmaster's website. For any information, please contact the secretariat of the Cogmaster.

Registration procedure (external students) : https://cogmaster.ens.psl.eu/en/students/external-students-13501

Direction de travaux des étudiants
-
Réception des candidats
-
Pré-requis

Introductory class in philosophy of mind or philosophy of cognitive science.