Pragmatism , Inferentialism , and Modality in Sellars ’ s Arguments against Empiricism

  • Robert Brandom
  • Published 2009
In Chapter 4 of his (2008), Robert Brandom presents an argument to show how our modal thought and thought about counterfactuals is legitimate and indispensable. I find myself in substantial agreement with much of the reasoning, but there are a few things worth discussing (I hope!). I discuss a few issues regarding the argument: First, how bad is the problem… CONTINUE READING