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Barry (Ed) Smith - John Searle - 9780521797047 - V9780521797047
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John Searle

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Description for John Searle Paperback. This is the only systematic introduction to the full range of Searle's work. Editor(s): Smith, Barry. Series: Contemporary Philosophy in Focus. Num Pages: 306 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CF; DSA; HPCF; JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 416.
From his groundbreaking book Speech Acts to his most recent studies of consciousness, freedom and rationality John Searle has been a dominant and highly influential figure amongst contemporary philosophers. This systematic introduction to the full range of Searle's work begins with the theory of speech acts and proceeds with expositions of Searle's writings on intentionality, consciousness and perception, as well as a careful presentation of the so-called Chinese Room argument. The volume considers Searle's recent work on social ontology and his views on the nature of law and obligation. It concludes with an appraisal of Searle's spirited defence of truth ... Read more

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Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
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Contemporary Philosophy in Focus
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'… this is a detailed and relatively comprehensive introduction to one of the most prominent and diverse figures in contemporary philosophy. It would undoubtedly be of great value to undergraduate, and possibly graduate, students in philosophy or other disciplines who are unfamiliar with Searle's philosophy.' Philosophical Writings

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