Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
1410237 Philosophical Psychology 2.0 2
Description Basing on human intellect or human reason, philosophical psychology is an intellectual endeavor that investigates some of the important aspect of human beings. Hence, the subject is also called philosophy of man or philosophical anthropology. This course will be divided into two stages as it proceeds. First, we shall review the insights provided by a few important philosophers such as Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein, we thus are able to understand this subject on a solid footing. Then, by monitoring the major findings in some subjects such as neuroscience, psychology, neurobiology, and physiology, we thus enhance our understanding toward some key issues concerning human beings. These issues include at least: mind, emotions, creativity, body, and faces, and so on. We will also watch some related watch some scientific films to enrich our understanding toward we human beings.