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- Free Press 2010; US$ 16.95
This short treatise looks at how we construct a social reality from our sense impressions; at how, for example, we construct a ?five-pound note? with all that implies in terms of value and social meaning, from the printed piece of paper we see and touch. In The Construction of Social Reality , eminent philosopher John Searle examines the structure... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1996; US$ 18.32
In this fascinating, provocative account, eminent philosopher John Searle shows how our everyday actions and cultural knowledge are of a metaphysical complexity that is truely staggering. He explores the charecter of the structures of our daily work that exist by human agreement and from this, the nature of objective reality. For example, how can... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
"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." One of the world's most eminent thinkers, Searle dismantles these theories as he presents a vividly written, comprehensive introduction to the mind, covering such topics as materialism,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.46
This book provides a comprehensive account of the intentionality of perceptual experience. With special emphasis on vision Searle explains how the raw phenomenology of perception sets the content and the conditions of satisfaction of experience. The central question concerns the relation between the subjective conscious perceptual field and the objective... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 149.00
At an international conference held in 1981 at the Universidada Estudual of Campinas (Brazil), a controversial lecture was given by John Searle which presented two conceptual theses: that conversation does not have an intrinsic structure about which a relevant theory can be formulated, and that conversations are not subject to (constitutive) rules.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 192.00 US$ 166.40
An accessible and self-contained introduction to statistical models-now in a modernized new edition Generalized, Linear, and Mixed Models, Second Edition provides an up-to-date treatment of the essential techniques for developing and applying a wide variety of statistical models. The book presents thorough and unified coverage of the theory... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95
There have been signs now, for some time, that poststructuralist hegemony is declining. This book helps us to understand the theoretical flaws that make this decline inevitable. The essays in this volume represent a collective questioning of the... more...