Dear Friends, We invite you to join us for the first meeting of the semester! Friday, January 21, 2011 4:30PM Garrison Hall 0.128 In our first meeting we will discuss John Searle’s paper, “The Future of Philosophy.” Searle is Slusser Professor of Philosophy at UC-Berkeley. He is well known for his contributions to the philosophy [...]
Hey everybody! This week we’re going to read a chapter from Searle’s book Mind. The topic of the chapter is perception. In this article Searle considers the sense-data theory of perception and offers an alternative he calls direct realism. This article should be really interesting and it is the second meeting we’ve devoted to the [...]
In this brief exerpt Wittgenstein questions the goal of the philosophy of logic and asks whether or not the method can acheive its goal. Apparently he thinks not.