The Commitment to Inference




inferentialism, Richard Rorty, Wilfrid Sellars, the Myth of the Given, representationalism, commitment, rules


In this conversation, American philosopher Robert Brandom talks about the historical background of his inferentialism, reconstructing the influence of his teachers Wilfrid Sellars and Richard Rorty.

Author Biographies

Robert B. Brandom, University of Pittsburgh

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy

Ivan Ivashchenko, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

Ph.D. (Taras-Shevchenko-University, 2012), Doctoral Student


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Brandom, R. B., & Ivashchenko, I. (2019). The Commitment to Inference. Sententiae, 38(2), 124–150.






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