Collected Essays 1929 - 1968

Collected Essays 1929 - 1968

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Gilbert Ryle was one of the most important and yet misunderstood philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Long unavailable, Collected Essays 1929-1968: Collected Papers Volume 2 stands as testament to the astonishing breadth of Rylea€™s philosophical concerns. This volume showcases Rylea€™s deep interest in the notion of thinking and contains many of his major pieces, including his classic essays a€˜Knowing How and Knowing Thata€™, a€˜Philosophical Argumentsa€™, a€˜Systematically Misleading Expressionsa€™, and a€˜A Puzzling Element in the Notion of Thinkinga€™. He ranges over an astonishing number of topics, including feelings, pleasure, sensation, forgetting and concepts and in so doing hones his own philosophical stance, steering a careful path between behaviourism and Cartesianism. Together with the Collected Papers Volume 1 and the new edition of The Concept of Mind, these outstanding essays represent the very best of Rylea€™s work. Each volume contains a substantial preface by Julia Tanney, and both are essential reading for any student of twentieth-century philosophies of mind and language. Gilbert Ryle (1900 -1976) was Waynflete Professor of Metaphysics and Fellow of Magdalen College Oxford, an editor of Mind, and a president of the Aristotelian Society. Julia Tanney is Senior Lectuer at the University of Kent, and has held visiting positions at the University of Picardie and Paris-Sorbonne.But if we reword, as we always can reword, an a#39;if-thena#39; statement as a statement of the pattern a#39;It cannot be Monday today and not be Tuesday tomorrowa#39;, we see at once that what follows a#39;cannota#39; and a#39;anda#39; has none of the appearances of aanbsp;...

Title:Collected Essays 1929 - 1968
Author:Gilbert Ryle
Publisher:Routledge - 2009-06-16


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