Conceptual Change

  • Joseph C. Pitt
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 151)


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.


Common Sense Conceptual Change Conceptual Scheme Regulative Ideal Scientific Image 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph C. Pitt
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of PittsburghUSA

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