21A.306 Culture, Embodiment, and the Senses


Class Info

Examines historical and cross-cultural debates about the relationship between mind, brain, emotion, and behavior; memory and recall; sensory experience; and illness and healing. Assesses cultural traditions that challenge scientific interpretations of experience arising from western philosophical and physiological models. Explores how experience itself is culturally mediated, interpreted, and elaborated within symbolic, political, and other fields.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.306 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. C. James.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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