Metaphysics of mind

2 courses, 12 lectures
1:59:02

Philosophy

Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy

Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy

In this course, Professor Cottingham (University of Reading) explores René Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy. In the first module, we provide a brief introduction to Descartes himself and his philosophical system, as...

6 lectures

0:49:57

Prof. John Cottingham

Reading University

Philosophy

Mind-Body Dualism

Mind-Body Dualism

In this course, Dr Cressida Gaukroger (University College, London) explores the philosophical theory of mind-body dualism—the theory that mind and body are distinct kinds of substances. The course begins by considering how...

6 lectures

1:09:05

Dr Cressida Gaukroger

University College London