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NED BLOCK (Ph.D., Harvard), Silver Professor of Philosophy , Psychology and Neural Science , came to NYU in 1996 from MIT where he was Chair of the Philosophy Program.
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You can’t dabble in the world of philosophy very long without encountering John Searle . One of America’s most respected philosophers, Searle did important work on “speech act” theory during the 1960s, then later turned to consciousness and artificial intelligence, out of which came his famous “ Chinese room ” thought experiment.