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Philosophy in a New Century Selected Essays

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ISBN-10: 0521731585

ISBN-13: 9780521731584

Edition: 2008

Authors: John R. Searle

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John R. Searle has made profoundly influential contributions to three areas of philosophy: philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and philosophy of society. This volume gathers together in accessible form a selection of his essays in these areas. They range widely across social ontology, where Searle presents concise and informative statements of positions developed in more detail elsewhere; artificial intelligence and cognitive science, where Searle assesses the current state of the debate and develops his most recent thoughts; and philosophy of language, where Searle connects ideas from various strands of his work in order to develop original answers to fundamental questions. There…    
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List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 210
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748

Philosophy in a new century
Social ontology: some basic principles
The Turing Test: 55 years later
Twenty-one years in the Chinese room
Is the brain a digital computer?
The phenomenological illusion
The self as a problem in philosophy and neurobiology
Why I am not a property dualist
Fact and value, 'is' and 'ought,' and reasons for action
The unity of the proposition