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In the Space of Reasons

Selected Essays of Wilfrid Sellars

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$71.00 • £61.95 • €64.95

ISBN 9780674024984

Publication Date: 04/30/2007


528 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 line illustrations


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  • Editors’ Introduction
  • Editorial Notes
  • Part I: Language and Meaning
    • 1. Inference and Meaning
    • 2. Some Reflections on Language Games
    • 3. Language as Thought and as Communication
    • 4. Meaning as Functional Classification: A Perspective on the Relation of Syntax to Semantics
  • Part II: Abstract Entities
    • 5. Naming and Saying
    • 6. Grammar and Existence: A Preface to Ontology
    • 7. Abstract Entities
  • Part III: Mind, Language, and the World
    • 8. Being and Being Known
    • 9. The Lever of Archimedes
    • 10. Some Reflections on Thoughts and Things
    • 11. Mental Events
  • Part IV: Science and the Mind
    • 12. Phenomenalism
    • 13. The Identity Approach to the Mind–Body Problem
    • 14. Philosophy and the Scientific Image of Man
  • Part V: Kant
    • 15. “…this I or he or it (the thing) which thinks…”
    • 16. Some Remarks on Kant’s Theory of Experience
    • 17. The Role of Imagination in Kant’s Theory of Experience
  • Credits
  • Index

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