Self & Behavior According to Gilbert Ryle


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Ordinary language philosophy asserts that

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1. Which of these were written by Ryle?

2. Which of these is a category mistake?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand Ryle's theories on self-behavior in this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the concepts involved in Ryle's theories.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics this quiz tests include:

  • The ordinary language philosophy
  • Books written by Ryle
  • What a category mistake is
  • A term coined by Ryle
  • Ryle's beliefs about the self and behavior

Skills Practiced

These skills can be practiced by completing the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on books Ryle wrote
  • Defining key concepts- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as category mistake
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding ordinary language philosophy

Additional Learning

For more information to help you review this theory of behavior, check out the lesson titled Self & Behavior According to Gilbert Ryle. As read this lesson, you will gain information that will help you:

  • Know who Gilbert Ryle was
  • Recall what Ryle thinks the self is
  • Review the idea about the self that Ryle thought was erroneous