A Kantian Disagreement between Father and Son: Roy Wood Sellars and Wilfrid Sellars on the Categories

Journal of the History of Philosophy 55 (3):513-536 (2017)

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Fabio Gironi
Cardiff University
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that wilfrid sellars was a more subtle and sophisticated philosopher than his father, Roy Wood Sellars, is, I believe, a rather uncontroversial assessment, one which, with fatherly pride, Roy1 would most probably have endorsed. Even considering the radical shift in philosophical methods and attitude which took place in the United States in the decades of Wilfrid's philosophically formative years, Wilfrid's unrelenting philosophical acumen and imagination, his unflinching resolve to doggedly pursue a problem on a variety of fronts at once (arguably the cause of his...
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