*I received 91 in this course. I have chosen a low price so as to make my notes accessible to persons of all incomes. Notes are still thorough and inclusive of all lectures and most all readings.*

Included Lectures:
Week 1 - What Is Philosophy?
Week 2 - Persons and Minds
Week 3 - Are We Machines?
Week 4 - Free Will and Determinism
Week 5 - Philosophical Essay Writings
Week 6 - Evolution
Week 7 - Natural Selection
Week 8 - Animal Minds
Week 9 - Uniqueness of Humans
Week 10 - Human Nature Extended
Week 11 - Rationality and The Internet
Week 12 - The Future of Human Nature

Included Readings:
What Does It All Mean? A Very Short Introduction To Philosophy – Nagel (1987)
What Does It All Mean. Free Will – Nagel
The Disembodiment Argument (Descartes) - Brie Gertler
Freedom and Necessity – Ayer
Sex and Death: an intro to philosophy of biology
Evolution – Stanford Encyclopedia
In Defence of The Selfish Gene – Richard Dawkins
AEON Article
The Conversation Article
Politics or metaphysics? On attributing psychological properties to animals
Animal Cognition
What Made Us Unique – Kevin Laland (2018)
The Moral Status of Animals - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2017)
Natural-Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, and the Future of Human Intelligence – Andy Clark ()
Chapter 7: Bad Borgs (Pp. 129-140)
AEON Article: Are ‘you’ just inside your skin or is your smartphone a part of you?- Karina Vold
PIGHEADED, in A Mind of Its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and Deceives – Cordelia Fine
Nudges in a post-truth world – Neil Levy


Semester 1, 2019

39 pages

13,543 words


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