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2015-2016 Catalog

FYS 167 Beyond Belief

ESP, the occult, urban legends, conspiracy theories, and "weird" science.....Beliefs are perhaps the most central of all cognitive phenomena, yet there is widespread disagreement concerning what exactly beliefs are or how they are to be understood. In this seminar we will use examples of problematic beliefs-in order to shed light on our own beliefs and how we formed them.

Instructor

Shieber