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The philosophy of language

Author: Bryan MageeJohn R SearleTony TyleyJanet HoenigBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : BBC Worldwide Americas : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 1997.
Series: Modern philosophy.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Berkeley philosopher of language John Searle discusses the question: "How does language relate to thought and to reality?" Searle explores the use of language to clarify experience as fundamental to the acquisition of knowledge. He then describes the various uses of language in the philosophies of Plato, Descartes, Frege, Mills and others.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Documentaries and factual films and video
Named Person: John R Searle; John R Searle
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee; John R Searle; Tony Tyley; Janet Hoenig; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 38571033
Credits: Series prepared by Brian Magee ; directed by Tony Tyley ; presented by Janet Hoenig.
Cast: Presenter: Brian Magee ; John Searle.
Description: 1 videocassette (46 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Modern philosophy.
Other Titles: Modern Philosophy :
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Americas.

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Berkeley philosopher of language John Searle discusses the question: "How does language relate to thought and to reality?" Searle explores the use of language to clarify experience as fundamental to the acquisition of knowledge. He then describes the various uses of language in the philosophies of Plato, Descartes, Frege, Mills and others.

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