Gilbert Ryle


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  • ''When the epistemologists' concept of consciousness first became popular, it seems to have been in part a transformed application of the Protestant notion of conscience. ... "Consciousness" was imported to play in the mental world the role played by light in the mechanical world.''
    Gilbert Ryle (1900-1976), British philosopher (Oxford University). The Concept of Mind, p. 159, Hutchinson & Company (1949).
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  • ''Man need not be degraded to a machine by being denied to be a ghost in a machine.''
    Gilbert Ryle (1900-1976), Eminent British philosopher, O.. The Concept of Mind, p. 328, Hutchinson & Company (1949).
  • ''... my today's self perpetually slips out of any hold of it that I may try to take.''
    Gilbert Ryle (1900-1976), Eminent British philosopher, O.. The Concept of Mind, p. 196, Hutchinson & Company (1949).

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