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Sellars, Wilfrid
 
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Rylean Ancestors I 81ff
Definition Rylean ancestors/Sellars: E.g. Primitive language, vocabulary for public properties of public objects, conjunction, disjunction, negation and quantification and especially the subjunctive conditional. Moreover, vagueness and openness. - Intersubjectivity/SellarsVs: thesis that an intersubjective language must be a Rylean language. - Carnap: the resources for an intersubjective language can be known from the formal logic. - SellarsVsCarnap - Sellars pro Ryle: thoughts are a short form for hypothetical and mixed categorical-hypothetical statements about behavior.
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I 93
Definition Rylean Language/Sellars: behaviorist language that is limited to the non-theoretical vocabulary of a behaviorist psychology - (s) so nothing unobservable).
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I 105f
Rylean Language/Rylean ancestors/Sellars: actual declaration, new language - more than just code: conceptual framework of public objects in space and time. - Language of impressions: embodies the discovery that there are such things, but it is not specifically tailored to them. (Individual things have no antecedent objects of thought).

Sell I
W. Sellars
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999


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