David Carmel




David is a lecturer in psychology. Before joining the University of Edinburgh in 2012, he was a post-doctoral research scientist at the Centre for Neural Science, NYU. He works on foundational issues in cognitive science, and in particular on the neuroscience of consciousness and perceptual awareness.

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Oct 31st 2016

What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. Scientific research across the cognitive sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers. The goal of this course is to introduce you to some of the main areas and topics at the key juncture between philosophy and the cognitive sciences.

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