Sense and Sensibilia (Austin)

Sense and Sensibilia is a landmark 1950's work of ordinary language philosophy by J. L. Austin, Oxford Professor of Philosophy. Austin attacks sense data theories of perception, specifically those of A. J. Ayer and G. J. Warnock.


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  • Sense and Sensibilia — is the title of: * Sense and Sensibilia (Aristotle): one of the treatises by Aristotle that make up the Parva Naturalia * Sense and Sensibilia (Austin): the work of ordinary language philosophy by J. L. Austin …   Wikipedia

  • Sense and Sensibilia (Aristotle) — Sense and Sensibilia (or On Sense and the Sensible, On Sense and What is Sensed, On Sense Perception; Ancient Greek: Περὶ αἰσθήσεως καὶ αἰσθητῶν, Latin: De sensu et sensibilibus, De sensu et sensili, De sensu et sensato) is one of the short… …   Wikipedia

  • AUSTIN (J. L.) — AUSTIN JOHN LANGSHAW (1911 1960) Sans doute le représentant le plus brillant et le plus original de la philosophie analytique dite «philosophie du langage ordinaire», caractéristique de l’école d’Oxford par opposition à celle de Cambridge. John… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Austin, John Langshaw — ▪ British philosopher born March 28, 1911, Lancaster, Lancashire, Eng. died Feb. 8, 1960, Oxford       British philosopher best known for his individualistic analysis of human thought derived from detailed study of everyday language.       After… …   Universalium

  • Austin, John Langshaw — (1911–1960) British linguistic philosopher. Austin was educated and taught at Oxford, where he worked all his life except for a distinguished period in the Intelligence service during the Second World War. He had a classical and scholarly… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Austin, J(ohn) L(angshaw) — born March 28, 1911, Lancaster, Lancashire, Eng. died Feb. 8, 1960, Oxford British philosopher. He taught at Oxford from 1945 until his death. He was a leading member of the ordinary language, or Oxford, movement of analytic philosophy, which was …   Universalium

  • Austin — I Austin   [ ɔːstɪn], Hauptstadt des Bundesstaates Texas, USA, am Colorado River, (1990) 465 600 Einwohner (1960: 186 500, 1980: 345 500 Einwohner); katholischer Bischofssitz; University of Texas, katholische Universität, Museum und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sense data — The concept of sense data (singular: sense datum ) is very influential and widely used in the philosophy of perception. In the most general terms, sense data includes the information gathered from our five senses.Many philosophers have said that… …   Wikipedia

  • J. L. Austin — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 20th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = John Langshaw Austin birth = March 26, 1911 death = death date and age|1960|2|8|1911|3|26 school tradition = Linguistic… …   Wikipedia

  • John Langshaw Austin — est un philosophe anglais né le 26 mars 1911 à Lancaster et décédé le 8 février 1960, appartenant à la philosophie analytique. Il s est intéressé au problème du sens en philosophie. Représentant majeur de la philosophie du… …   Wikipédia en Français


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