PHIL 174 PZ -Perspectives on the Senses
Description: What is the nature of the sensory modalities? If one were to posit a new, “sixth” sense, what evidence
would be required to establish such a claim? This will be an interdisciplinary exploration, touching on
philosophy, history of science, sensory anthropology, sensory psychology, neurobiology and the study
of artificial senses. In addition to writing assignments, there will also be hands-on engagement with the
Prerequisite(s): One previous course in Philosophy, Psychology OR Neuroscience; or permission of instructor. Please also check the current course schedule for requirements.
For up-to-date information on current course offerings and details, please refer to the Pitzer class schedule on MyCampus2 Portal.
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