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Wilfrid Sellars and Twentieth-Century Philosophy

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2021.06.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stefan Brandt and Anke Breunig (eds.), Wilfrid Sellars and Twentieth-Century Philosophy, Routledge, 2020, 245pp., $160.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780815384991. Reviewed by Luca Corti, University of Padua The sheer number of studies on Wilfrid Sellars that have mushroomed in recent years are an unequivocal sign that he has acquired canonic status in contemporary debates (cf. Seiberth forthcoming, Garfield 2018, Koons 2018, Corti-Nunziante 2018, Pereplyotchik and Barnbaum 2017, Gironi 2017, O'Shea 2016, Reider 2016, Olen 2016). Despite this uptick in interest, however, the terrain is still fertile for innovative work, and this volume, edited by Stefan Brandt and Anke Breunig, makes an important contribution in mapping the terrain and exploring Sellars' "historical role in twentieth century philosophy" (2). This evaluation unfolds through three overlapping conceptual lines: Part I tracks a set of influences on Sellars' thought and illuminates the origin of some of his views; Part II explores Sellars' position in... Read More

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