Course Description

Philosophy of Cognitive Science, COGS 110

Consideration of philosophical and foundational issues in cognitive science, including the Turing Test, the Chinese Room argument, the nature of cognitive architecture, animal cognition, connectionism vs. symbolic artificial intelligence, and the possibility of thinking machines.

Key Information

Credit: 6 quarter units / 4 semester units credit
UC Merced, Social Sci, Humanities & Arts

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:

UC Davis:

UC Irvine:

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Student must petition academic advising unit with course syllabus for potential GE credit; no guarantees

UC Merced:

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC, Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major
Major Requirement: general elective for CogSci majors

UC San Francisco:

UC Santa Barbara:

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: PE-H


PHIL 001 UG C- OR COGS 001 UG C-

More About The Course

Cross-listed with PHIL 110

Course Creator

Jeffrey Yoshimi
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