role just because they are cases of general knowledge, responsibly conditioned.Philosophy moves by zigzags within frames of assumptions, some problem, some novel method, some emphasis, gaining attention. I am still persuaded that the American realistic movement has been a significant one just because it has posed basic questions. The reader of this essay will, I hope, weigh in his mind the cogency of the answers given. If I have emphasized my own perspective that was because I have lived with it a very long time, always seeking to clarify it. And so here is my account, in outline, of the natitre and conditions of human knowing. ROY WOOD SELLARSSUGGESTED READINGS
DRAKE DURANT, Mind and Its Place in Nature. Macmillan Co., 1925.
Essays in Critical Realism ( D. Drake, A. O. Lovejoy, J. B. Pratt, A. K. Rogers , G. Santayana, R. W. Sellars, C. A. Strong). Macmillan Co., 1920.
JAMES WILLIAM, Essays in Radical Empiricism. Longmans, Green & CO., 1912.
LEWIS C. I., The Analysis of Knowledge and Valuation. Open Court Publ. Co. ( 1946).
MONTAGUE W. P., "The Story of American Realism", The Ways of Things. Prentice-Hall, 1940.
New Realism, The ( E. B. Holt, W. T. Marvin, W. P. Montague, R. B. Perry, W. B. Pitkin, E. G. Spaulding). Macmillan Co., 1912.
ROGERS A. K., English and American Philosophy since 1800. Macmillan Co., 1922.
SANTAYANA, GEORGE, Skepticism and Animal Faith. Scribner's, 1923.
SELLARS R. W., The Philosophy of Physical Realism. Macmillan Co., 1932.


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