Wilfrid Sellars

[Revised entry by Willem deVries on September 14, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Wilfrid Stalker Sellars (1912 - 89) was a systematic, original, and profound American philosopher. His
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[Revised entry by Willem deVries on September 14, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Wilfrid Stalker Sellars (1912 - 89) was a systematic, original, and profound American philosopher. His effort in philosophy was "to formulate a scientifically oriented, naturalistic realism which would 'save the appearances'"(AR: 289). Broadly educated in philosophy, the influences on Sellars's work range from critical realism and logical positivism to German Idealism and phenomenology. Sellars was influential in part through his...

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