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  1. Topics and Readings 10 items
    1. Chapter 1 - “Descartes’ Myth” 1 item
    2. Chapter 2 – “Knowing How and Knowing That” 1 item
    3. Chapter 3 – “The Will” 1 item
    4. Chapter 4 – “Emotion” 1 item
    5. Chapter 5 – “Dispositions and Occurrences” 1 item
    6. Chapter 6 – “Self-Knowledge” 1 item
    7. Chapter 7 – “Sensation and Observation” 1 item
      1. Ryle - Oscar Patrick Wood, George Pitcher 1971

        Book  Read Quinton, A, “Ryle on Perception”, pp. 105-136.

    8. Chapter 8 – “Imagination” 1 item
    9. Chapter 9 – “The Intellect” 1 item
      1. Rules, reason, and self-knowledge - Julia Tanney 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book  Read Tanney, J. “Ryle’s Regress and the Philosophy of Cognitive Science”, pp. 249-276.

    10. Chapter 10 – “Psychology” 1 item
  2. Reading list 30 items
    1. Background 4 items
      1. The philosophy of mind and cognition - David Braddon-Mitchell, Frank Jackson 2007

        Book  Excellent and comprehensive introduction to the philosophy of mind. Good chapters on dualism and behaviourism.

      2. The mechanical mind: a philosophical introduction to minds, machines, and mental representation - Tim Crane 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book  Excellent introduction to the computational theory of mind.

      3. Mind and cognition : an anthology - William G. Lycan

        Book  A good anthology of key works in philosophy of mind.

      4. Philosophy of mind: a beginner's guide - Ian Ravenscroft 2004

        Book  Very clear introduction to the main issues in philosophy of mind. A good place to start if you’re new to the subject.

    2. Main text 1 item
      1. The concept of mind - Gilbert Ryle, Daniel C. Dennett 2000

        Book  The main text for the module. I also recommend reading Dennett’s Introduction.

    3. Primary texts 4 items
      1. Ryle - Oscar Patrick Wood, George Pitcher 1971

        Book  Read Ryle, G., 'Autobiographical' A fun (and short) autobiography. Recommended!

      2. On thinking - Gilbert Ryle 1979

        Book  A later collection of essays on thinking—a topic Ryle felt he had given too little attention in The Concept of Mind.

      3. Collected papers: Volume 1: Critical essays - Gilbert Ryle 2009

        Book  Contains essays on Plato, Locke, Hume, Wittgenstein, Heidegger and others.

      4. Collected papers: Volume 2: Collected essays 1929-1968 - Gilbert Ryle 2009

        Book  Contains many of Ryle’s most important essays.

    4. Secondary texts on Ryle 15 items
      1. Is the Official Theory of Mind Absurd? [in] The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science - David Bloor 1970

        Article  Interesting critique of Ryle’s view that draws on philosophy of science.

      2. Ryle on the Intellect [in] The Philosophical Quarterly - C. A. Campbell 1950

        Article  Forceful critique of Ryle’s view of the intellect.

      3. Knowledge How [in] The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - J. Fantl 2012

        Article  Helpful overview of work on knowledge how.

      4. The Appeal to Tacit Knowledge in Psychological Explanation [in] The Journal of Philosophy - Jerry A. Fodor 1968

        Article  Extremely influential (and fun) rejection of Ryle’s views on psychology.

      5. Review of The Concept of Mind, by G. Ryle [in] Ryle - S. Hampshire 1971

        Chapter  Insightful (but difficult) review of The Concept of Mind. [originally published in 1950 in Mind 59 (234).]

      6. Professor Ryle's Category-Mistake [in] The Journal of Philosophy - Albert Hofstadter 1951

        Article  Interesting critique of Ryle’s arguments.

      7. The metaphysics of mind - Anthony Kenny 1989 (electronic resource)

        Book  Book-length defence of Ryle (and the later Wittgenstein’s) approach to the mind.

      8. Gilbert Ryle: an introduction to his philosophy - William Lyons 1980

        Book  Helpful critical discussion of Ryle’s ideas, focusing on The Concept of Mind in particular.

      9. The linguistic turn: recent essays in philosophical method - Richard Rorty 1967

        Book  Classic anthology covering debates over ordinary language philosophy.

      10. 'Rethinking Ryle: A Critical Discussion of the Concept of Mind' [in] The concept of mind - J. Tanney 2009

        Chapter  Detailed and helpful introduction to a recent edition of The Concept of Mind.

      11. Rules, reason, and self-knowledge - Julia Tanney 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book  Many interesting essays exploring Ryle’s work and its implications for cognitive science.

      12. Gilbert Ryle [in] The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Julia Tanney 2015

        Article  Another helpful introduction to Ryle’s work.

      13. Ryle - Oscar Patrick Wood, George Pitcher 1971

        Book  Useful collection of critical essays on Ryle’s work by many well-known figures.

    5. Further related work 6 items
      1. Philosophical foundations of neuroscience - M.R. Bennett, P.M.S. Hacker 2003

        Book  Controversial critique of neuroscience that draws on arguments from the later Wittgenstein that are similar to Ryle’s views.

      2. Being there: putting brain, body, and world together again - Andy Clark 1997 (electronic resource)

        Book  Influential discussion of work on “situated” cognition, which has echoes of Ryle’s ideas.

      3. The intentional stance - D.C. Dennett 1987

        Book  Develops a view of the mind that is similar to Ryle’s approach in many respects.

      4. The Cambridge handbook of situated cognition - Philip Robbins, Murat Aydede 2009

        Book  Useful collection of essays on “situated” cognition.

      5. A Phenomenal, Dispositional Account of Belief [in] Noûs - Eric Schwitzgebel 2002

        Article  Interesting analysis of belief that is influenced by Ryle.

      6. Encore -- Fictionalism and the folk [in] The Monist - A Toon 2016

        Document  Develops a “fictionalist” position that is similar to Ryle and Dennett’s approaches.

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