John R. Searle [home page]
Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor Emeritus of the Philosophy of Mind and Language, Professor of the Graduate School
Office: 148 Moses
Phone: (510) 642-3173
Courses for Spring 2017: Philosophy of Mind
(D. Phil., University of Oxford). His work ranges broadly over philosophical problems of mind and language. Recent books include The Mystery of Consciousness (1997), Mind, Language and Society: Philosophy in the Real World (1998), Rationality in Action (2001), Mind (2004), Liberté et Neurobiologie (2004), and Making the Social World: The Structure of Human Civilization (2010). He teaches philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and philosophy of social science; recent seminars topics include consciousness, free will, and rationality.