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Gilbert Ryle
(1900-1976) born on
Aug 19
British philosopher. He was a leading figure in the "Oxford philosophy," or "ordinary language," movement.
So too Plato was, in my view, a very unreliable Platonist. He was too much of a philosopher to think that anything he had said was the last word.

Philosophy is the replacement of category-habits by category-disciplines.
A myth is, of course, not a fairy story. It is the presentation of facts belonging to one category in the idioms appropriate to another.
To explode a myth is accordingly not to deny the facts but to re-allocate them.
Such in outline is the official theory. I shall often speak of it, with deliberate abusiveness, as 'the dogma of the Ghost in the Machine'.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Dilemmas," Ch. 1.
R: "The Concept of Mind," Introduction.
A: "The Concept of Mind," Introduction.
N: "The Concept of Mind," Introduction.
K: Referring to Descertes' mental-conduct concepts in "The Concept of Mind," Ch. 1.

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