> There are several critiques of these views, such as the devastating
> counter-argument of philosopher John Searle of UC Berkeley, ...
> None of the recent books grapple with this critique, possibly
> because it is so difficult to refute.
...Or possibly because Hofstadter, Dennett, and others have so thoroughly demolished Searle's fallacies that nobody has to take them seriously anymore?
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