Wilfrid Stalker Sellars (May 20, 1912 – July 2, 1989) was an American philosopher.
His father was the Canadian-American philosopher Roy Wood Sellars, a leading American philosophical naturalist in the first half of the twentieth-century. Wilfrid was educated at the University of Michigan (BA 1933), the University at Buffalo, and Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, obtaining his ... more »
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''My general thesis, then, is that concepts and categories pertaining to mental acts can be construed as analogical extensions of Rylean concepts and categories pertaining to candid overt speech.''Wilfrid Sellars (1912-1989), U.S. professor of philosophy; Yale (Pittsburgh). Science and Metaphysics, p. 97, Routledge & Kegan Paul (1968).