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Sellars and Contemporary Philosophy

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2018.09.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Pereplyotchik and Deborah R. Barnbaum (eds.), Sellars and Contemporary Philosophy, Routledge, 2017, 263pp., $150.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138670624. Reviewed by Ray Brassier, American University of Beirut David Pereplyotchik and Deborah Barnbaum's collection devoted to Sellars is the fourth to appear since 2016 (an indication that Sellars has more readers now than during his lifetime).[1] It is an outstanding collection that perfectly encapsulates what is at stake in Sellars' contemporary resurgence. None of its contributors are content with exegesis: each uses Sellars to intervene in ongoing debates about the nature of mind, meaning, knowledge, and action, as well as the relation between appearance and reality. Its uniform excellence is due not only to the quality of its content but also to the fact that it has been superbly edited. Each chapter marshals its arguments with exemplary economy; claims and. . .

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