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Sellars and the History of Modern Philosophy

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2019.01.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Luca Corti and Antonio M. Nunziante (eds.), Sellars and the History of Modern Philosophy, Routledge, 2018, 285pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138065680. Reviewed by Johannes Haag, Potsdam University The editors of this contribution to the recently pleasantly enlivened field of Sellars studies pursue a twofold goal. On the one hand, they aim at illustrating how Sellars in his stance towards the history of philosophy was carefully treading a middle-ground between those who carelessly assimilate historical contributions to our own philosophical problems and those for whom History of Philosophy is simply history of contextualized ideas. On the other hand, they show how Sellars' own philosophy can be viewed as growing out of different philosophical (and scientific) movements and systems of the late-19th century and the first half of the 20th century. Consequently, the volume is structured in two parts, the first. . .

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