An examination of some major problems in the philosophy of mind: the relation between the mental and the physical; the role of mental concepts in explaining human actions; the possibility of life after death; the concept of a person; the structure of character and personality; and the analysis of various important mental concepts, such as thought, belief, desire, emotion, sensation, and pleasure.

Prerequisite: All 300-level philosophy courses have a prerequisite of 3 hours of philosophy, or permission of the instructor.

Frequency: Philosophy 314 is offered irregularly.

Comprehensive Education Program: Philosophy 314 meets the Humanities ES requirement, and is also an IS course.