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  1. Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind.John R. Searle - 1983 - Cambridge University Press.
    John Searle's Speech Acts and Expression and Meaning developed a highly original and influential approach to the study of language. But behind both works lay the assumption that the philosophy of language is in the end a branch of the philosophy of the mind: speech acts are forms of human action and represent just one example of the mind's capacity to relate the human organism to the world. The present book is concerned with these biologically fundamental capacities, and, though third (...)
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  2. Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language.John R. Searle - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    Written in an outstandingly clear and lively style, this 1969 book provokes its readers to rethink issues they may have regarded as long since settled.
  3. The Rediscovery of the Mind.John R. Searle - 1992 - MIT Press.
    The title of The Rediscovery of the Mind suggests the question "When was the mind lost?" Since most people may not be aware that it ever was lost, we must also then ask "Who lost it?" It was lost, of course, only by philosophers, by certain philosophers. This passed unnoticed by society at large. The "rediscovery" is also likely to pass unnoticed. But has the mind been rediscovered by the same philosophers who "lost" it? Probably not. John Searle is an (...)
  4. Minds, Brains and Programs.John R. Searle - 1980 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 3 (3):417-57.
    What psychological and philosophical significance should we attach to recent efforts at computer simulations of human cognitive capacities? In answering this question, I find it useful to distinguish what I will call "strong" AI from "weak" or "cautious" AI. According to weak AI, the principal value of the computer in the study of the mind is that it gives us a very powerful tool. For example, it enables us to formulate and test hypotheses in a more rigorous and precise fashion. (...)
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    Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind.Christopher Peacocke & John R. Searle - 1986 - Philosophical Review 95 (4):603.
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    Minds, Brains and Science.John R. Searle - 1984 - Harvard University Press.
  7. Intentionality.John R. Searle - 1984 - Philosophy 59 (229):417-418.
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  8. Consciousness, Explanatory Inversion and Cognitive Science.John R. Searle - 1990 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 13 (1):585-642.
    Cognitive science typically postulates unconscious mental phenomena, computational or otherwise, to explain cognitive capacities. The mental phenomena in question are supposed to be inaccessible in principle to consciousness. I try to show that this is a mistake, because all unconscious intentionality must be accessible in principle to consciousness; we have no notion of intrinsic intentionality except in terms of its accessibility to consciousness. I call this claim the The argument for it proceeds in six steps. The essential point is that (...)
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    Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language.John R. Searle - 1969 - Philosophical Quarterly 20 (79):172-179.
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    The Construction of Social Reality.John R. Searle - 1995 - Ethics 108 (1):208-210.
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  11. Rationality in Action.John R. Searle - 2001 - MIT Press.
    The study of rationality and practical reason, or rationality in action, has been central to Western intellectual culture. In this invigorating book, John Searle lays out six claims of what he calls the Classical Model of rationality and shows why they are false. He then presents an alternative theory of the role of rationality in thought and action. -/- A central point of Searle's theory is that only irrational actions are directly caused by beliefs and desires—for example, the actions of (...)
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  12. Mind: A Brief Introduction.John R. Searle - 2004 - Oxford University Press.
    "The philosophy of mind is unique among contemporary philosophical subjects," writes John Searle, "in that all of the most famous and influential theories are false." In Mind, Searle dismantles these famous and influential theories as he presents a vividly written, comprehensive introduction to the mind. Here readers will find one of the world's most eminent thinkers shedding light on the central concern of modern philosophy. Searle begins with a look at the twelve problems of philosophy of mind--which he calls "Descartes (...)
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    Expression and Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts.John R. Searle - 1979 - Philosophical Review 91 (3):488-493.
    John Searle's Speech Acts made a highly original contribution to work in the philosophy of language. Expression and Meaning is a direct successor, concerned to develop and refine the account presented in Searle's earlier work, and to extend its application to other modes of discourse such as metaphor, fiction, reference, and indirect speech arts. Searle also presents a rational taxonomy of types of speech acts and explores the relation between the meanings of sentences and the contexts of their utterance. The (...)
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  14. What is an Institution?John R. Searle - unknown
    When I was an undergraduate in Oxford, we were taught economics almost as though it were a natural science. The subject matter of economics might be different from physics, but only in the way that the subject matter of chemistry or biology is different from physics. The actual results were presented to us as if they were scientific theories. So when we learned that savings equals investment, it was taught in the same tone of voice as one teaches that force (...)
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    Intentionality.John R. Searle - 1986 - Noûs 20 (1):103-108.
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    Intentionalistic Explanations in the Social Sciences.John R. Searle - 1991 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 21 (3):332-344.
    The dispute between the empiricist and interpretivist conceptions of the social sciences is properly conceived not as a matter of reduction or covering laws. Features specific to the social sciences include the following. Explanations of human behavior make reference to intentional causation; social phenomena are permeated with mental components and are self-referential; social science explanations have not been as successful as those in natural science because of their concern with intentional causation, because their explanations must be identical with the propositional (...)
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  17. The Mystery of Consciousness.John R. Searle - 1990 - Granta Books.
     
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  18. How to Derive "Ought" From "Is".John R. Searle - 1964 - Philosophical Review 73 (1):43-58.
  19. Foundations of Illocutionary Logic.John R. Searle & Daniel Vanderveken - 1985 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a formal and systematic study of the logical foundations of speech act theory.
  20. Is the Brain a Digital Computer?John R. Searle - 1990 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 64 (3):21-37.
    There are different ways to present a Presidential Address to the APA; the one I have chosen is simply to report on work that I am doing right now, on work in progress. I am going to present some of my further explorations into the computational model of the mind.\**.
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  21. The Intentionality of Intention and Action.John R. Searle - 1979 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 22 (1-4):253 – 280.
    This article presents a sketch of a theory of action. It does so by locating the relation of intention to action -vithin a general theory of Intentionality. It introduces a distinction between ptiorintentions and intentions in actions; the concept of the experience of acting; and the thesis that both prior intentions and intentions in action are causally self-referential. Each of these is independently motivated, but together they allow suggested solutions to several outstanding problems within action theory (deviant causal chains, the (...)
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  22. Literal Meaning.John R. Searle - 1978 - Erkenntnis 13 (1):207 - 224.
  23. Proper Names.John R. Searle - 1958 - Mind 67 (266):166-173.
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    The Limits of Emergence: Reply to Tony Lawson.John R. Searle - 2016 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 46 (4):400-412.
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  25. What is an Intentional State?John R. Searle - 1979 - Mind 88 (January):74-92.
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    Who is Computing with the Brain?John R. Searle - 1990 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 13 (4):632-642.
  27. Intentionality and its Place in Nature.John R. Searle - 1984 - Synthese 38 (October):87-100.
    Int. intr nseca i derivada. Condicions de satisfacci . Atribuci literal i metaf rica d'Int. Int. intr nseca-cervell. Ment-cervell. Panorama Filosof a de la Ment. Ryle. Causaci intencional. Teleolog a. Explicaci de les CC. Socials.
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  28. Consciousness.John R. Searle - 2000 - Intellectica 31:85-110.
  29. Consciousness and Language.John R. Searle - 2002 - Cambridge University Press.
    One of the most important and influential philosophers of the last 30 years, John Searle has been concerned throughout his career with a single overarching question: how can we have a unified and theoretically satisfactory account of ourselves and of our relations to other people and to the natural world? In other words, how can we reconcile our common-sense conception of ourselves as conscious, free, mindful, rational agents in a world that we believe comprises brute, unconscious, mindless, meaningless, mute physical (...)
  30. Mind, Language and Society Philosophy in the Real World.John R. Searle - 1998 - Basic Books.
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    Rules and Causation.John R. Searle - 1980 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 3 (1):37.
  32. Minds and Brains Without Programs.John R. Searle - 1987 - In Colin Blakemore (ed.), Mindwaves. Blackwell.
     
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  33. Is the Brain's Mind a Computer Program?John R. Searle - 1990 - Scientific American 262 (1):26-31.
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    Foundations of Illocutionary Logic.John R. Searle & Daniel Vanderveken - 1989 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 54 (1):300-302.
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  35. Indeterminacy, Empiricism, and the First Person.John R. Searle - 1984 - Journal of Philosophy 81 (March):123-146.
  36. Why I Am Not a Property Dualist.John R. Searle - 2002 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 9 (12):57-64.
    I have argued in a number of writings[1] that the philosophical part (though not the neurobiological part) of the traditional mind-body problem has a fairly simple and obvious solution: All of our mental phenomena are caused by lower level neuronal processes in the brain and are themselves realized in the brain as higher level, or system, features. The form of causation is.
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  37. The Logical Status of Fictional Discourse.John R. Searle - 1975 - New Literary History 6 (2):319--32.
  38. Free Will as a Problem in Neurobiology.John R. Searle - 2001 - Philosophy 76 (298):491-514.
    The problem of free will arises because of the conflict between two inconsistent impulses, the experience of freedom and the conviction of determinism. Perhaps we can resolve these by examining neurobiological correlates of the experience of freedom. If free will is not to be an illusion, it must have a corresponding neurobiological reality. An explanation of this issue leads us to an account of rationality and the self, as well as how consciousness can move bodies at all. I explore two (...)
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  39. Skepticism About Rules and Intentionalilty.John R. Searle - 2002 - In Consciousness and Language. Cambridge University Press.
  40. How Performatives Work.John R. Searle - 1989 - Linguistics and Philosophy 12 (5):535 - 558.
  41. The Rediscovery of the Mind.John R. Searle - 1994 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 37:253.
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    Intentionality and the Use of Language.John R. Searle - 1979 - In A. Margalit (ed.), Meaning and Use. Reidel. pp. 181--197.
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  43. Language and Social Ontology.John R. Searle - 2009 - In Chrysostomos Mantzavinos (ed.), Theory and Society. Cambridge University Press. pp. 443-459.
  44. Consciousness, Free Action and the Brain.John R. Searle - 2000 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 7 (10):3-22.
    Commentary on John Searle's Article John Searle presents a philosopher's view of how conscious experience and free action relate to brain function. That view demands an examination by a neuroscientist who has experimentally investigated this issue.
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  45. Animal Minds.John R. Searle - 1994 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 19 (1):206-219.
  46. Consciousness, Unconsciousness and Intentionality.John R. Searle - 1991 - Philosophical Issues 1:45-66.
  47. Biological Naturalism.John R. Searle - 2007 - In Max Velmans & Susan Schneider (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness. Blackwell.
    “Biological Naturalism” is a name I have given to an approach to what is traditionally called the mind-body problem. The way I arrived at it is typical of the way I work: try to forget about the philosophical history of a problem and remind yourself of what you know for a fact. Any philosophical theory has to be consistent with the facts. Of course, something we think is a fact may turn out not to be, but we have to start (...)
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  48. Mind: A Brief Introduction.John R. Searle - 2005 - Oup Usa.
    In Mind: An Introduction, for the first time John Searle offers a general introduction to the philosophy of the mind. Giving a broad survey of all the major issues under discussion in the field, including philosophical issues in cognitive science and neurobiology, Searle argues for his own distinctive point of view. He leads the reader through the variety of theories that reduce the mind to aspects that can be fully explained by physics, and then concludes with his own view that (...)
     
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  49. The Philosophy of Language.John R. Searle - 1971 - London: Oxford University Press.
     
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  50. Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language.John R. Searle - 1972 - Mind 81 (323):458-468.
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