“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Gilbert Ryle (British Philosopher)
Date of Birth:
19 August 1900
Date of Death:
6 October 1976
Gilbert Ryle , was a British philosopher, and a representative of the generation of British ordinary language philosophers influenced by Wittgenstein's insights into language, and is principally known for his critique of Cartesian dualism, for which he coined the phrase "the ghost in the machine". Some of his ideas in the philosophy of mind have been referred to as "behaviourist" . Ryle himself said that the "general trend of this book will undoubtedly, and harmlessly, be stigmatised as 'behaviourist'."