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Minds, brains, and science by John R Searle( Book )

88 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six lectures discuss the mind-body problem, artificial intelligence, the workings of the brain, the mental aspect of human action, prediction of human behavior, and free will
Speech acts : an essay in the philosophy of language by John R Searle( Book )

139 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in an outstandingly clear and lively style, this 1969 book provokes its readers to rethink issues they may have regarded as long since settled
The rediscovery of the mind by John R Searle( Book )

48 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this major new work, John Searle launches a formidable attack on current orthodoxies in the philosophy of mind. More than anything else, he argues, it is the neglect of consciousness that results in so much barrenness and sterility in psychology, the philosophy of mind, and cognitive science: there can be no study of mind that leaves out consciousness. What is going on in the brain is neurophysiological processes and consciousness and nothing more--no rule following, no mental information processing or mental models, no language of thought, and no universal grammar. Mental events are themselves features of the brain, in the same way that liquidity is a feature of water. Beginning with a spirited discussion of what's wrong with the philosophy of mind, Searle characterizes and refutes the philosophical tradition of materialism. But he does not embrace dualism. All these "isms" are mistaken, he insists. Once you start counting types of phenomena, you are on the wrong track, whether you stop at one or two. In four chapters that constitute the heart of his argument, Searle elaborates a theory of consciousness and its relation to our overall scientific world view and to unconscious mental phenomena. He concludes with a criticism of cognitive science and proposes an approach to the study of mind that emphasizes the centrality of consciousness. In his characteristically direct style, punctuated with persuasive examples, Searle identifies the vary terminology of the field as a main source of trouble. He observes that it is a mistake to suppose that the ontology of the mental is objective and that the methodology of a science of the mind must concern itself only with objectively observable behavior; that it is also a mistake to suppose that we know of the existence of mental phenomena in others only by observing their behavior; that behavior or causal relations to behavior are not essential to the existence of mental phenomena; and that it is inconsistent with what we know about the universe and our place in it to suppose that everything is knowable by us
Mind : a brief introduction by John R Searle( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Searle offers here a direct and open discussion of philosophy, one that skewers accepted wisdom even as it offers striking new insights into the nature of consciousness and the mind."--Jacket
The construction of social reality by John R Searle( Book )

43 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatterens personlige tanker om filosofisk antropologi, verdensanskuelse m.m
Intentionality, an essay in the philosophy of mind by John R Searle( Book )

81 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Searle's Speech Acts (1969) and Expression and Meaning (1979) developed a highly original and influential approach to the study of language. But behind both works lay the assumption that the philosophy of language is in the end a branch of the philosophy of the mind: speech acts are forms of human action and represent just one example of the mind's capacity to relate the human organism to the world. The present book is concerned with these biologically fundamental capacities, and, though third in the sequence, in effect it provides the philosophical foundations for the other two. Intentionality is taken to be the crucial mental phenomenon, and its analysis involves wide-ranging discussions of perception, action, causation, meaning, and reference. In all these areas John Searle has original and stimulating views. He ends with a resolution of the 'mind-body' problem
Expression and meaning : studies in the theory of speech acts by John R Searle( Book )

91 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben tao shu shi zun xun jiao yu bu guan yu jia qiang yi ji xue ke jiao yu de zhi shi lai bian xie de, tui chu 54 bu wai guo ying wen yuan zhu, ta fu gai le yu yan xue yu ying yong yu yan xue 26 ge fen zhi xue ke
Mind, language, and society : philosophy in the real world by John R Searle( Book )

46 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mind, Language and Society is a succinct, easy-to-follow account of a series of absolutely central philosophical problems, a proposal for their solution, and an account of how they relate to each other and to the real world."--Jacket
On Noam Chomsky; critical essays by Gilbert Harman( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of ideas by Bryan Magee( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science
Making the social world : the structure of human civilization by John R Searle( Book )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Searle offers a profound understanding of how we create a social reality - a reality of money, property, governments, marriages, stock markets, and cocktail parties. The paradox he addresses in Making the Social World is that these facts exist only because we think they exist, and yet they have an objective existence." "Continuing a line of investigation begun in his earlier book The Construction of Social Reality, Searle identifies the precise role of language in the creation of all "institutional facts." His aim is to show how mind, language, and civilization are natural products of the basic facts of the physical world described by physics, chemistry, and biology. Searle explains how a single linguistic operation, repeated over and over, is used to create and maintain the elaborate structures of human social institutions."--Jacket
Consciousness and language by John R Searle( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essays in this collection are all related to the broad overarching issue that unites the diverse strands of Searle's work. The first five essays address the issue of how to situate consciousness in particular, and intentional phenomena in general, within a scientific conception of the world. The essays that follow discuss the implications of Searle's approach to the mind for psychology and the other social sciences, explore various ramifications of the theory of speech acts, and defend a version of mental realism by challenging the different forms of skepticism espoused by Quine and Kripke."
The mystery of consciousness by John R Searle( Book )

37 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and French and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rationality in action by John R Searle( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of rationality and practical reason, or rationality in action, has been central to Western intellectual culture. In this book, John Searle lays out six claims of what he calls the Classical Model of rationality and shows why they are false. He then presents an alternative theory of the role of rationality in thought and action
Berkeley in the sixties by Mark Kitchell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with participants and archival footage, presents a history of the student protests in Berkeley, California in the 1960s
Freedom and neurobiology : reflections on free will, language, and political power by John R Searle( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Freedom and Neurobiology, the philosopher John Searle discusses the possibility of free will within the context of contemporary neurobiology. He begins by explaining the relationship between human reality and the more fundamental reality as described by physics and chemistry. Then he proposes a neurobiological resolution to the problem by demonstrating how various conceptions of free will have different consequences for the neurobiology of consciousness." "In the second half of the book, Searle applies his theory of social reality to the problem of political power, explaining the role of language in the formation of our political reality. The institutional structures that organize, empower, and regulate our lives - money, property, marriage, government - consist in the assignment and collective acceptance of certain statuses to objects and people. Whether it is the president of the United States, a twenty-dollar bill, or private property, these entities perform functions as determined by their status in our institutional reality. Searle focuses on the political powers that exist within these systems of status functions and the way in which language constitutes them."--Jacket
The campus war; a sympathetic look at the university in agony by John R Searle( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speech act theory and pragmatics by John R Searle( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the study of language, as in any other systematic study, there is no neutral terminology. Every technical term is an expression of the assumptions and theoretical presuppositions of its users; and in this introduction, we want to clarify some of the issues that have surrounded the assumptions behind the use of the two terms "speech acts" and "pragmatics". The notion of a speech act is fairly well understood. The theory of speech acts starts with the assumption that the minimal unit of human communica tion is not a sentence or other expression, but rather the performance of certain kinds of acts, such as making statements, asking questions, giving orders, describing, explaining, apologizing, thanking, congratulating, etc. Characteristically, a speaker performs one or more of these acts by uttering a sentence or sentences; but the act itself is not to be confused with a sentence or other expression uttered in its performance. Such types of acts as those exemplified above are called, following Austin, illocutionary acts, and they are standardly contrasted in the literature with certain other types of acts such as perlocutionary acts and propositional acts. Perlocutionary acts have to do with those effects which our utterances have on hearers which go beyond the hearer's understanding of the utterance. Such acts as convincing, persuading, annoying, amusing, and frightening are all cases of perlocutionary acts
(On) Searle on conversation by John R Searle( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an international conference held in 1981 at the Universidada Estudual of Campinas (Brazil), a controversial lecture was given by John Searle which presented two conceptual theses: that conversation does not have an intrinsic structure about which a relevant theory can be formulated, and that conversations are not subject to (constitutive) rules. This lecture was first published in 1986 under the title "Notes on Conversation", and was revised several times afterwards. The present volume offers the most recent version. Because of the importance of the article for conversation analysis, and fo
John R. Searle : thinking about the real world by Dirk Franken( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Main description: John R. Searle is one of the world's leading philosophers. During his long and outstanding career, he has made groundbreaking and lasting contributions to the philosophy of language, to the philosophy of mind, as well as to the nature, structure, and functioning of social reality. This volume documents the 13th Münster Lectures on Philosophy with John R. Searle. It includes not only 11 critical papers on Searle's philosophy and Searle's replies to the papers, but also an original article by John R. Searle on his overall philosophical enterprise entitled "The Basic Reality and the Human Reality". "I think Münster is probably unique among contemporary universities in its ability to produce such a high level of philosophical production from their philosophy students." - John R. Searle
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Speech acts : an essay in the philosophy of language
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John R. Searle

John Rogers Searle

John Searle Amerikaans filosoof

John Searle amerykański filozof i językoznawca

John Searle filòsof estatunidenc

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Rogers-Searle, John 1932-

Searle J.R.

Searle J.R. 1932-

Searle, J. R. (John R.)

Searle, J. R. (John Rogers), 1932-

Searle John

Searle, John 1932-

Searle John R.

Searle, John R. 1932-

Searle John Rogers

Searle, John Rogers 1932-

Джон Серль

Джон Съръл

Серл Д

Серл Д. 1932-

Сёрл, Дж. Р.

Серл, Джон

Серль Д.Р

Серль Д.Р. 1932-

Сёрль, Джон Роджерс

Џон Серл

ג'ון סרל

ג'ון סרל פילוסוף אמריקאי

סירל, ג'ון 1932-

סירל, ג'ון רוג'רס 1932-

جان سرل فیلسوف آمریکایی

جون ر. سيرل، 1932-

جون سورل

جون سورل فيلسوف أمريكي

설, 존 1932-

존 설

サール, J.

サール, J. R.

サール, ジョン・R.



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Speech acts : an essay in the philosophy of languageThe rediscovery of the mindMind : a brief introductionThe construction of social realityIntentionality, an essay in the philosophy of mindExpression and meaning : studies in the theory of speech actsMind, language, and society : philosophy in the real worldMaking the social world : the structure of human civilization