Blogs tagged with: Philosophy

An interview with John Searle

An interview with John Searle

Tim Crane

During his recent visit to CRASSH, when he delivered a public lecture on Consciousness as a Problem in Philosophy and Neurobiology to a packed auditorium, John Searle gave the following interview to Tim Crane on 21 May. Here, he talks about Philosophy at Oxford and Cambridge in the 1950s, and the philosophers who have most influenced him. He discusses the book he's proudest of, the book he is about to publish, the book he refused to publish, and the subject he has in mind for his next book. He gives his views on Disjunctivism, human rights, animal rights, combining academe with politics, and on the branch of philosophy that puts him to sleep. Finally, he offers his opinion on the state of philosophy today, and provides some advice to young philosophers.

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Posted: Monday 9 June 2014


Introducing…The Subversive Good research group

Introducing…The Subversive Good research group

A closer look at a CRASSH research group: the Subversive Good

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Posted: Monday 26 October 2015


Introducing…Cambridge Conversations in Translation research group 2015/16

Introducing…Cambridge Conversations in Translation research group 2015/16

A mini-series looking at the work of research groups and projects at CRASSH.

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Posted: Wednesday 6 January 2016