Sep 29, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 214 The Evolution of the Mind


The human mind is a product of biological and cultural evolution. This course will study the philosophical and psychological implications of this claim. What makes the human mind unique, compared with those aspects of mind we share with non-human animals? What is the relationship between emotion and thought? What are the successes and failures of evolutionary psychology and philosophy of mind? Are religion and ethics products of the evolution of the mind?

Repeatable: N
Formerly 50-2410
SS
Prerequisites ENGL 112 Writing and Rhetoric II  or ENGL 112H Writing and Rhetoric II: Honors  or ENGL 122 International Writing and Rhetoric II  
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3





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