Master Seminar: Philosophy of Perception

Course Code :2052FLWFIL
Study domain:Philosophy and Ethics
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Bence Nanay

3. Course contents *

This seminar is about the nature and mechanism of perception and its relation to other mental phenomena like attention, beliefs and imagination. We will focus on non-visual sense-modalities, like hearing, tasting, smelling and touching. Special emphasis is given to the question about how perception can lead to knowledge.