THE " DENOUEMENT " OF " EMPIRICISM AND THE PHILOSOPHY OF MIND "

@inproceedings{Lehrer2006THED,
  title={THE " DENOUEMENT " OF " EMPIRICISM AND THE PHILOSOPHY OF MIND "},
  author={Keith ed Lehrer and David G. Stern},
  year={2006}
}
W ilfrid Sellars spoke of section 59 of his classic paper, "Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind" (Sellars 1997, first published as Sellars 1956), as the denouement of the myth of Jones, the story about "bur Rylean ancestors" (1997, p. 90) that occupies the last part of that paper. Sellars's myth aims to show humans limited to a language with a vocabulary that speaks of "public properties of public objects" (1997, p . 91) could learn to speak of inner episodes and immediate experience. By… CONTINUE READING

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