Collected Papers: Volume I: Critical Essays; Volume Two: Collected Essays 1929-1968. 2-vol. set (... Collected Papers: Volume I: Critical Essays; Volume Two: Collected Essays 1929-1968. 2-vol. set (...

Collected Papers: Volume I: Critical Essays; Volume Two: Collected Essays 1929-1968. 2-vol. set (Complete)

Ryle, Gilbert

Published by Barnes & Noble, Inc, New York, 1971
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Quarto. X, 291, [1], VIII, 496pp. Original printed wrappers over cloth with gold lettering on spines. The present work makes readily available for the first time to all students of philosophy a great body of the work of one of the 20th century's outstanding philosophers. Wrappers slightly age-toned. Offsetting on endpapers. Wrappers in overall good+, bindings and interior in good+ to very good condition. About the author: Gilbert Ryle (19 August 1900, Brighton - 6 October 1976, Oxford), was a British philosopher, and a representative of the generation of British ordinary language philosophers that shared Wittgenstein's approach to philosophical problems, and is principally known for his critique of Cartesian dualism, for which he coined the phrase "the ghost in the machine". Some of his ideas in the philosophy of mind have been referred to as "behaviourist." Ryle's best known book is The Concept of Mind (1949), in which he writes that the "general trend of this book will undoubtedly, and harmlessly, be stigmatised as 'behaviourist'." Ryle, having engaged in detailed study of the key works of Bernard Bolzano, Franz Brentano, Alexius Meinong, Husserl, and Heidegger, himself suggested instead that the book "could be described as a sustained essay in phenomenology, if you are at home with that label." (From WIKIPEDIA). Bookseller Inventory # 28130

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Title: Collected Papers: Volume I: Critical Essays;...

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First edition.

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