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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mind and body.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGilbert Ryle ; with an introduction by Daniel C. Dennett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF161 .R9 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3558990M
ISBN 100226732967
LC Control Number2002020496

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Jul 09,  · A thought-provoking treatment of the concept of mind by an unappreciated philosopher. The book's well written, concise and covers areas of mind relevant to AI, contemporary debates about cognitivist notions of intelligent behavior. Highly recommended reading, especially distinctions between "knowing what," and know how."/5(26). Descartes's concept of the mind, as distinct from the body with which it forms a union, set the agenda for much of Western philosophy's subsequent reflection on human nature and thought. This is the first book to give an analysis of Descartes's pivotal concept that deals with all the functions of the mind, cognitive as well as volitional, theoretical as well as practical and lfcmalta.com by: The Concept of Mind is a book by philosopher Gilbert Ryle that has been seen as a founding document in the philosophy of mind, which received professional recognition as a distinct and important branch of philosophy only after The Concept of Mind argues that "mind" is "a philosophical illusion hailing chiefly from Descartes and sustained by logical errors and 'category mistakes' which . Ryle’s first book, The Concept of Mind (), is considered a modern classic. In it he challenges the traditional distinction between body and mind as delineated by René Descartes. In it he challenges the traditional distinction between body and mind as delineated by René Descartes.

This book is the first single-authored, comprehensive work to examine the historical, linguistic and conceptual issues involved in exploring the basic features of the human mind - from its most remote origins to the beginning of the modern period/5(2). The Concept of Mind First published in , Gilbert Ryle’s The Concept of Mind is one of the classics of twentieth-century philosophy. Described by Ryle as a ‘sustained piece of analytical hatchet-work’ on Cartesian dualism, The Concept of Mind is a radical and controversial attempt to jettison once and for all what Ryle called ‘the. The concept of Mind, by Gilbert Ryle, is one of the most important philosophy book of the 20th century, aside of Being and Time by Heidegger or Being and Nothingness by Sartre. Ryle revolutionnises our conception of the human conscious, etablished since Descartes, Kant and Husserl. Aug 04,  · First published in , Gilbert Ryle’s The Concept of Mind is one of the classics of twentieth-century philosophy. Described by Ryle as a ‘sustained piece of analytical hatchet-work’ on Cartesian dualism, The Concept of Mind is a radical and controversial attempt to jettison once and for all what Ryle called ‘the ghost in the machine’: Descartes’ argument that mind and body are two separate Cited by:

The Concept of Mind Homework Help Questions How would Ryle define the mind? Simply put, Ryle regards the traditional philosophical concept of the mind as something of a myth. Review: The Concept of Mind. User Review - Racheet - Goodreads. This book felt very much like a lite version of Heidegger's corpus. Do yourself a favour and skip directly to "Being and Time", the heavy handholding and excessively drawn out explanations of simple /5(2). Nov 14,  · The concept of mind, on the other hand, is the concept of some indefinite part of a person's body that thinks and acts in a socially acceptable way. Clearly, having and using a body is crucial to the concept of mind, whereas a ghost is by definition an incorporeal entity. May 29,  · First published in , Gilbert Ryle’s The Concept of Mind is one of the classics of twentieth-century philosophy. Described by Ryle as a ‘sustained piece of analytical hatchet-work’ on Cartesian dualism, The Concept of Mind is a radical and controversial attempt to jettison once and for all what Ryle called ‘the ghost in the machine’: Descartes’ argument that mind and body are Cited by: