Gilbert Ryle

[Revised entry by Julia Tanney on February 4, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, imagination.html, perception.html] Although Gilbert Ryle published on a wide range of topics in philosophy
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[Revised entry by Julia Tanney on February 4, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, imagination.html, perception.html] Although Gilbert Ryle published on a wide range of topics in philosophy (notably in the history of philosophy and in philosophy of language), including a series of lectures centred on philosophical dilemmas, a series of articles on the concept of thinking, and a book on Plato, The Concept of Mind remains his best known and most important work. Through this work, Ryle is thought to have accomplished two major tasks. First, he was seen to have put the final...

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