Empiricism, Perceptual Knowledge, Normativity, and Realism: by Willem A. deVries

By Willem A. deVries

the 10 essays during this assortment have been written to have fun the fiftieth anniversary of the lectures which turned Wilfrid Sellars's Empiricism and the Philosophy of brain, one of many crowning achievements of 20th-century analytic philosophy. either appreciative and important of Sellars's accomplishment, they interact along with his therapy of the most important matters in metaphysics and epistemology. the subjects contain the status of empiricism, Sellars's complicated remedy of
perception, his dissatisfaction with either foundationalist and coherentist epistemologies, his dedication to realism, and the prestige of the normative (the "logical area of purposes" and the "manifest image"). the quantity exhibits how brilliant Sellarsian philosophy is still within the twenty first century.

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