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By Chauncey Maher

ISBN-10: 0415804426

ISBN-13: 9780415804424

ISBN-10: 1138813559

ISBN-13: 9781138813557

In this quantity, Maher contextualizes the paintings of a bunch of latest analytic philosophers—The Pittsburgh School—whose paintings is characterised by means of an curiosity within the heritage of philosophy and a dedication to normative functionalism, or the perception that to spot whatever as a manifestation of conceptual capacities is to put it in an area of norms. Wilfrid Sellars claimed that people are certain simply because they occupy a norm-governed "space of reasons." in addition to Sellars, Robert Brandom and John McDowell have attempted to see the consequences of that concept for knowing wisdom, concept, norms, language, and intentional motion. the purpose of this booklet is to introduce their shared perspectives on these issues, whereas additionally charting a number of key disputes among them.

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