Secondary Sources 1. He was trained as a classicist at Balliol College Oxford. He first came to philosophy by studying Aristotle, who deeply influenced his own philosophical method. Austin published only seven articles. Urmson Austin b for the first edition, and by Urmson and Marina Sbisa for the second Austin Austin had a profound dissatisfaction not only with the traditional way of philosophizing, but also with Logical Positivism whose leading figure in Oxford was Alfred J.

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Sense and Sensibilia Not quite as good, but almost as combatative, and it makes some good points. Feb 17, Jake Bornheimer rated it really liked it Shelves: It belongs in the tradition of ordinary language philosophy. WarnockOxford, Oxford University Press. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Duffy Pratt rated it really liked it Apr 28, May 07, Will rated it liked it. Austin reestablishes common sense as a valid approach and finds fault with the idea that our minds are deceiving us.

Michael Martin — unknown. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Austin challenged the sense-data theories of perception of the day. The book really is a pleasure to read and contains a wealth of interesting insights. Learn more about Amazon Prime. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Find it on Scholar. Austin seems to me to be arguing something similar. But within its limits it is a gem, and in its day it virtually rescued philosophy from oblivion.

What we perceive are sense-data, and we infer material objects from those sense-data. Mar 15, Nat rated it it was amazing. Mar 14, Zedder rated it it was amazing. On the negative side it is completely deconstructive; it offers no positive insights into the mysteries of life whatsoever, if that is what you are looking for. Austin, G. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

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John Langshaw Austin (1911—1960)

Austin was educated at Shrewsbury School in , earning a scholarship in Classics, and went on to study Classics at Balliol College, Oxford in In , he received a First in Literae Humaniores Classics and Philosophy as well as the Gaisford Prize for Greek prose and first class honours in his finals. Literae Humaniores introduced him to serious philosophy and gave him a lifelong interest in Aristotle. His more contemporary influences included especially G. Moore , John Cook Wilson and H. The contemporary influences shaped their views about general philosophical questions on the basis of careful attention to the more specific judgements we make.


J. L. Austin

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