There are two dimensions to Sellars’ theory of justification. First, there is the vindication of the inductive policies, the subject of Chapter III. While vindication is a weak method of justification, it is supplemented by the explanationist principle of justification: a theory is justifiable if it provides explanations, Chapter IV.
KeywordsCommon Sense Conceptual Change Conceptual Scheme Regulative Ideal Scientific Image
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