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PHL 272 Human Intelligence: A Philosophical Exploration (3 credits)

There are few things in the modern developed world that get as much attention as human intelligence. Yet, for all the attention that intelligence receives, most people have thought surprisingly little about it: What is intelligence? Can it be learned? Is it possible for us to measure intelligence, and if so how? This course will examine these issues in depth, consider empirical findings, and explore philosophical issues that these findings and a variety of everyday practices surrounding intelligence raise