Foundations for a metaphysics of pure process: The Carus lectures of Wilfrid Sellars

The Monist 64 (1):3-90 (1981)
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1. The lever in question is, of course, that with which, provided that an appropriate fulcrum could be found, Archimedes could move the world. In the analogy I have in mind, the fulcrum is the given, by virtue of which the mind gets leverage on the world of knowledge.



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