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Dilemmas: The Tarner Lectures 1953
by Gilbert Ryle
Examines the pairs of theories which compete for every man's allegiance, and shows that the either/or which they seem to insist on is in fact a false dilemma.
Published January 1st 1954 by Cambridge University Press
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Gilbert Ryle was a British philosopher, and a representative of the generation of British ordinary language philosophers influenced by Wittgenstein's insights into language, and is principally known for his critique of Cartesian dualism, for which he coined the phrase "the ghost in the machine". Some of his ideas in the philosophy of mind have been referred to as "behaviourist" (not to be confused ...moreMore about Gilbert Ryle...