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Empiricism and the philosophy of mind

by Wilfrid Sellars

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sellars, Wilfrid.,
  • Philosophy of mind.,
  • Empiricism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilfrid Sellars ; with an introduction by Richard Rorty, and a study guide by Robert Brandom.
    ContributionsRorty, Richard., Brandom, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD418.3 .S45 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1011226M
    ISBN 100674251547, 0674251555
    LC Control Number96051811

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Empiricism is the philosophical stance according to which the senses are the ultimate source of human knowledge. It stands in contrast to rationalism, according to which reason is the ultimate source of knowledge. In Western philosophy, empiricism boasts a long and distinguished list of followers; it became particularly popular during the 's and ': Andrea Borghini.

Empiricism, in philosophy, the view that all concepts originate in experience, that all concepts are about or applicable to things that can be experienced, or that all rationally acceptable beliefs or propositions are justifiable or knowable only through broad definition accords with the derivation of the term empiricism from the ancient Greek word empeiria, “experience.”.

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The most important work by one of America's greatest twentieth-century philosophers, Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind is both the epitome of Wilfrid Sellars' entire philosophical system and a key document in the history of philosophy.

First published in essay form init helped bring about a sea change in analytic philosophy/5(4). “Empiricism teaches that there is a real world of fixed things on the outside and that ideas of these outside things are stamped on the mind which is at the beginning of life a blank.” ― Holly Estil Cunningham, An Introduction to Philosophy.

empiricism (ĕmpĬr´ĬsĬzəm) [Gr.,=experience], philosophical doctrine that all knowledge is derived from experience. For most empiricists, experience includes inner experience—reflection upon the mind and its operations—as well as sense perception.

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This week we answer skeptics like Descartes with empiricism. Hank explains John Locke’s primary and secondary qualities and why George Berkeley doesn’t think that distinction works -- leaving.Read the full-text online edition of Knowledge, Mind, and the Given: Reading Wilfrid Sellars's "Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind," Including the Complete Text of Sellars's Essay ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Knowledge, Mind, and the Given: Reading Wilfrid.Empiricism is a philosophical perspective based on experience and observation. Learn more about the definition of empiricism and test your knowledge with a quiz.