CONS ZG542: Consciousness Studies—Advanced Topics

In last year’s offering, the course began with sixteen hours of lectures on foundational issues in quantum mechanics (with the teaching of relevant basic theory included). The other topics covered included a detailed study of Godel's Theorem (15 hours), Skolem's theorem and nonstandard numbers (7 hours); selected topics in philosophy of mathematics (5 hours) concerning the nature of the continuum, mathematical modeling of perception, etc. While some of the topics may be retained in the next year’s offering, other topics may be replaced.