Postgraduate Module Descriptor

PHLM008: Mind, Body and World

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

- Internalism: the mind in the head

- The 4E approach to cognition: cognition as embodied, embedded, enactive, and extended

- The affective dimension of the mind

- Embodiment, experience and incorporation

- Group cognition and group emotions

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity2211 x 2-hour seminars (mixture of student presentations, discussion, and lecturer’s explanations)
Guided Independent Study10Time preparing for the short formative essay
Guided Independent Study68Time for doing the weekly readings
Guided Independent Study40Time for preparing the lecture-style presentation
Guided Independent Study70Time for preparing the first summative essay
Guided Independent Study90Time for preparing the second summative essay

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).