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John Searle

Author: N Fotion
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2000.
Series: Philosophy now (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

One of the world's most important philosophers of mind and language, John Searle (b. 1932) is direct, combative, and intellectually ambitious. His philosophy has made fundamental and lasting  Read more...

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Named Person: John R Searle; John R Searle; John R Searle; John R Searle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N Fotion
ISBN: 0691057117 9780691057118 0691057125 9780691057125
OCLC Number: 46325097
Description: v, 266 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
pt. 1. Philosophy of language --
1. Searle's speech act theory --
2. Searle's taxonomic theory --
3. Non-standard speech acts and speech activity --
4. Metaphor and fiction--
pt. 2. Philosophy of mind --
5. Intentionality of mind and language --
6. Network and background in mental states and languages --
7. Rediscovering the mind --
8. Cognitive psychology and the unconscious --
pt. 3. Philosophy of society and other matters --
9. Social reality --
10. Institutions --
11. Ontology --
12. Truth, representation and epistemology --
13. Summing up --
Bibliography --
Series Title: Philosophy now (Princeton, N.J.)
Responsibility: Nick Fotion.
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