The Concept of Mind by Gilbert Ryle

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How would Ryle define the mind?

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Simply put, Ryle regards the traditional philosophical concept of the mind as something of a myth. He regards it as a holdover from the days of Descartes, whose mind/body dualism had exercised such profound influence on the development of Western philosophy. Ryle famously characterizes Descartes's mind-body dualism as "the ghost in the machine". In other words, he thinks it palpably false that the mind can be conceived of as somehow...

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