Gilbert Ryle

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Birthday
19, 1900
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 6, 1976 (76)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1900
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 6, 1976 (76)

About

Wittgensteinian British philosopher who was a critic of Cartesian dualism.

Before Fame

He studied Philosophy at Queen's College at Oxford. He coined the phrase the ghost in the machine.

Trivia

He wrote The Concept of Mind in 1949.

Family Life

His brother John became a professor and his brother George became the king's doctor.

Associated With

He disagreed with Rene Descartes' notion that nature was a complex machine.