AUSTIN’S ‘SENSE AND SENSIBILIA’. MORRIS LAZEROWITZ. THIS book’ was reconstructed by G. J. Warnock from notes Professor. J. L. Austin prepared for a. Sense and Sensibilia and the Significance of Linguistic a Locatelli – – In Brian Garvey (ed.), J. L. Austin on Language. This book is the one to put into the hands of those who have been over- impressed by Austin ‘s critics.[Warnock’s] brilliant editing puts everybody who is .

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Warnock from Austin’s notes of talks that Austin had given at Oxford and the University of California in the late nineteen forties and fifties.

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. Philip Cartwright rated it liked it Dec 02, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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.


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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.

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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.

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