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Consciousness as a Problem in Philosophy and Neurobiology: PUBLIC LECTURE BY JOHN SEARLE

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  • UserJohn Searle: Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Language, University of California, Berkeley
  • ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 17:00-18:30
  • HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College.

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Professor John Searle (Berkeley) will give a public lecture as CRASSH Mellon Visiting Professor. The event is free to attend and no registration is required.

John Searle is Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Language at the University of California, Berkeley.

He attended Wisconsin University and the University of Oxford where he was awarded his MPhil. His work ranges broadly over philosophical problems of mind and language. Recent books include The Mystery of Consciousness (1997), Mind, Language and Society: Philosophy in the Real World (1998), Rationality in Action (2001), Mind (2004), and Liberté et Neurobiologie (2004). He teaches philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and philosophy of social science; recent seminars topics include consciousness, free will, and rationality.

His numerous awards include Puffendorf Medal, Sweden, 2006; Mind and Brain Prize, Italy, 2006; National Humanities Medal, USA 2004 ; Jovellanos Prize, Spain, 2000; Jean Nicod Prize, France, 2000; Tasan Prize, Korea, 2000; Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Berkeley, 1999; Homer Smith Award N.Y.U. School of Medicine, 1993; and the Fulbright Award 1983 and 1985.

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