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PHIL 475 - Irrationality (3)


This course looks at problems in understanding irrational mental phenomena - instances where one acts or believes contrary to one's own best judgment or intention concerning what one should do or think. Topics to be covered include the nature of rationality and irrationality, the possibility and structure of weakness of will, wishful thinking, and self-deception. The bearing of irrational phenomena on questions concerning responsibility and freedom will also be addressed.  Recommended Preparation: One 300-level course in philosophy with a grade of C or better, especially PHIL 353 , PHIL 371 , PHIL 373 , PHIL 380 .

Grading: Graded/Pass Fail/Audit
Course ID: 102513
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Prerequisite/Corequisite: You must complete one course in Philosophy with a 'C' or better.



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