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" an attempt to see how things, in the broadest possible sense of the term, hang together, in the broadest possible sense of the term. "
The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World - Page 5
by Owen Flanagan - 2009 - 304 pages
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Consequences of Pragmatism: Essays, 1972-1980

Richard Rorty - Philosophy - 1982 - 237 pages
...of ultimate concern. Similarly, "philosophy" can mean simply what Sellars calls "an attempt to see how things, in the broadest possible sense of the...together, in the broadest possible sense of the term." Pericles, for example, was using this sense of the term when he praised the Athenians for "philosophizing...
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Science, Action, and Reality

R. Tuomela - Philosophy - 1985 - 274 pages
...knowledge or assumptions. We may perhaps say that philosophy is a discipline whose aim is to study and to understand "how things in the broadest possible...together in the broadest possible sense of the term" (Sellars, 1963a, p. 1). The aim of the special sciences, on the contrary, is to understand in what...
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After Philosophy: End Or Transformation?

Kenneth Baynes, James Bohman, Thomas McCarthy, Thomas A. McCarthy - Philosophy - 1987 - 488 pages
...of ultimate concern. Similarly, "philosophy" can mean simply what Sellai s calls "an attempt to see how things, in the broadest possible sense of the...together, in the broadest possible sense of the term." Pericles, for example, was using this sense of the term when he praised the Athenians for "philosophizing...
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Stabilizing Dynamics: Constructing Economic Knowledge

E. Roy Weintraub - Business & Economics - 1991 - 177 pages
...residual interest in philosophy - that being philosophizing in Sellers's sense of "an attempt to see how things, in the broadest possible sense of the...together, in the broadest possible sense of the term" (Rorty 1982, p. xiv). An interest in methods has replaced concern for methodology. I am interested...
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The Linguistic Turn: Essays in Philosophical Method

Richard Rorty - Philosophy - 1992 - 407 pages
...been supposed to be, men who gave one a Weltanschauung — in Sellars' phrase, a way of "understanding how things in the broadest possible sense of the term...together in the broadest possible sense of the term." 82 (4) It might be that we would end by answering the question "Has philosophy come to an end?" with...
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Withouth God Or His Doubles: Realism, Relativism and Rorty

D. Vaden House - Philosophy - 1994 - 159 pages
...(uppercase P) as a foundational discipline is rejected, philosophy (lowercase p) as "an attempt to see how things, in the broadest possible sense of the...together, in the broadest possible sense of the term" 3 is affirmed as a legitimate intellectual quest. iPMN, p. 163. 3 See COP, p. xivf. The quote from...
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Reconsidering Difference: Nancy, Derrida, Levinas, and Deleuze

Todd May - Philosophy - 1997 - 208 pages
...language, or whatever. If that sounds vague, it is. Wilfrid Sellars once defined the goal of philosophy as "to understand how things in the broadest possible sense of the term hang together in the broadest sense of the term."* 1 I am not sure I can improve on that. 8h The practice of philosophy is, like...
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Rekategorisierung statt Reduktion: zu Wilfrid Sellars' Philosophie des Geistes

Józef Bremer - History - 1997 - 230 pages
...auf eine Weise erkannt und in Begriffen beschrieben, in denen auch die physikalischen Dinge erkannt sense of the term, hang together, in the broadest possible sense of the term'" (Rorty, Consequences of Pragmatism, xiv). 8 Vgl Sellars LRB l38 und beschrieben werden; dagegen sind...
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The Biology and Psychology of Moral Agency

William Andrew Rottschaefer - Philosophy - 1998 - 293 pages
...search for what Wilfrid Sellars aptly called the synoptic vision, the attempt to see things as a whole: "The aim of philosophy, abstractly formulated, is...together in the broadest possible sense of the term" (Sellars 1 963, p. 1 ). In order to achieve a synoptic vision of the whole, Sellars aimed to articulate...
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Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology of Intuition and Its Role in ...

Michael Raymond DePaul, William M. Ramsey - Philosophy - 1998 - 335 pages
...Role of Ideology in Philosophy "The aim of philosophy, abstractly formulated," wrote Wilfrid Sellars, "is to understand how things in the broadest possible...together in the broadest possible sense of the term" (1963b: 39-40). Sellars' claim enjoys immense historical support. Presumably, as the activities of...
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