Consciousness and Language by John R. Searle

By John R. Searle

some of the most vital and influential philosophers of the final 30 years, John Searle has been involved all through his occupation with a unmarried overarching query: how will we have a unified and theoretically passable account of ourselves and of our relationships to people and to the wildlife? In different phrases, how do we reconcile our commonsense belief of ourselves as unsleeping, loose, aware, rational brokers in a global that we think includes brute, subconscious, senseless, meaningless, mute actual debris in fields of strength? The essays during this assortment are all concerning the wide overarching factor that unites the varied strands of Searle's paintings. accumulating in an obtainable demeanour essays to be had merely in quite vague books and journals, this assortment might be of specific price to pros and upper-level scholars in philosophy in addition to to Searle's extra prolonged viewers in such fields as psychology and linguistics.

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