John R. Searle, D. Phil.
John R. Searle, D.Phil., professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, works on the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind. He has also written on ethics, the philosophy of action, epistemology, and the history of science since Descartes. He is the author of The Construction of Social Reality.
A Philosopher Unriddles the Puzzle of Consciousness
One of America’s best-known philosophers boldly suggests that if we stop thinking of building blocks and start thinking of unified fields we will find ourselves closer to possessing “the crown jewel” of brain science.
Brains and MachinesCorrecting Some “Famous Mistakes”
Could a machine think? In the era of computing machines, that has become our way of posing centuries-old philosophical questions about the mind and body (including the brain).