Sellars and Hume on the Ontological Status of Theoretical-Explanatory Entities

In Luca Cortini, Luca Corti & Antonio Nunziante (eds.), Sellars and the History of Modern Philosophy. New York, USA: Routledge. pp. 59-78 (2018)

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David Landy
San Francisco State University
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Though Sellars often criticizes Hume, Hume's treatment of theoretical entities turns out to have more in common with Sellars' view of them than with the view of the logical positivists who claimed Hume as their predecessor
Keywords Wilfrid Sellars  David Hume  Theoretical entities  D-N explanation
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