The concept of mind. by Gilbert Ryle

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Published by Hutchinson"s University Library in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Mind and body.

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Series[Senior series]
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LC ClassificationsBF161 .R9
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Pagination334 p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6065598M
ISBN 100090238923
LC Control Number50002102
OCLC/WorldCa6832792

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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."Cited by:   First published inGilbert 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 Cited by: The central thrust of the book is to give a deflationary account of the mental.

Quite unlike the traditional Cartesian picture of the mental realm, where mental acts and mental entities dwell, Ryle presents qualities of the mind as modes of engaging with the world - 4/5. 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.

This book offers what may with reservations be described as a theory of the mind. But it does not give new information about minds. We possess already a wealth of information about minds, information which is neither derived from, nor upset by, the arguments of philosophers.

Gilbert Ryle's The Concept of Mind is now famous above all as the origin of the phrase "the ghost in the machine" - a phrase Ryle used to attack the popular idea that our bodies and minds are separate.

His own position was that mental acts are not at all distinct from bodily actions. The Concept of Mind First published inGilbert 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, 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.

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.

The Concept of Mind - Gilbert Ryle - The concept of mind. book Books This now-classic work challenges what Ryle calls philosophy's "official theory," the Cartesians "myth" of the separation of mind and matter/5(2).

The Concept of Mind was recognized on its appearance as an important contribution to philosophical psychology, and an important work in the ordinary language philosophy movement.4/5(2).

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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(40).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ryle, Gilbert, Concept of mind. London ; New York: Hutchinson's University Library, (OCoLC)   "The Concept of Mind" is one of the essential works of philosophy and one of the great books of the twentieth century.

Western thought took a horrendous wrong turn with Cartesian dualism and it was not until Ryle's book in that we got back on by:   Nevertheless, the book is interesting as a crucible for Cartesians and those interested in the philosophical merits Gilbert Ryle's classic philosophical work, The Concept of Mind, is now best remembered for the least philosophical part of it, the rhetorical dubbing of Descartes mind/body dualism as the "dogma of the ghost in the machine."/5(30).

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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.

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The Concept of Mind is a great book for several reasons. The main reason to me is that Ryle clarifies the concept of being human, while he uses language in a natural way. In stead of constructing concepts based on (for example scientific) assumptions, he shows what we already see as obvious, just by pointing out what we mean with our ordinary /5(40).

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