John Searle

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John Rogers Searle
Searle at Christ Church, Oxford, 2005
Born (1932-07-31) July 31, 1932 (age 91)
Denver, Colorado, US
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin
Christ Church, Oxford
SpouseDagmar Searle[1]
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
Main interests
Notable ideas
Indirect speech acts
Chinese room
Biological naturalism
WebsiteHomepage at UC Berkeley

John Rogers Searle (/sɜːrl/; born 31 July 1932) is an American philosopher. He is the Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor Emeritus of the Philosophy of Mind and Language and Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley. He is known for his contributions to the philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and social philosophy, he began teaching at UC Berkeley in 1959.

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  1. "Introduction: John Searle in Czech Context" (PDF). 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2017.