John Searle; Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of Philosophy; University of California, Berkeley
Searle’s 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 seminar topics include consciousness, free will, and rationality.
This is a Department of Philosophy colloquium.