The father, the son, and the daughter: Sellars, Brandom, and Millikan

Pragmatics and Cognition 13 (1):59-71 (2005)
Abstract
The positions of Brandom and Millikan are compared with respect to their common origins in the works of Wilfrid Sellars and Wittgenstein. Millikan takes more seriously the ¿picturing¿ themes from Sellars and Wittgenstein. Brandom follows Sellars more closely in deriving the normativity of language from social practice, although there are also hints of a possible derivation from evolutionary theory in Sellars. An important claim common to Brandom and Millikan is that there are no representations without function or ¿attitude¿
Keywords Conceptualization  Intentionality  Language  Brandom, Robert B  Millikan, Ruth Garrett
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