Pedagogy – Doctoral Degree 2014
Topics in Philosophy of Psychology and Education
Status: optional
Recommended Year of Study: 2
Recommended Semester: 3
ECTS Credits Allocated: 10.00

Course objectives:

Course description: In this course we discuss historical and contemporary psychological theories of cognition and emotion. We also examine the most influential educational ideas starting from Plato to contemporary educational theories.

Learning Outcomes:

  • “Language Instinct”. S. Pinker
  • “Mindware: An introduction to the philosophy of Cognitive Science” by Andy Clark
  • “Minds, Brains, and Computers – The foundations of Cognitive Science: an Anthology” edited by D.D. Cummins & R. Cummins
  • The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Education, Edited by Nigel Blake, Paul Smeyers, Richard Smith, and Paul Standish