Sellars, Wilfrid (Stalker)(1912–89) philosopher; born in Ann Arbor, Mich. Educated at Oxford, he taught at the State University of Iowa (1938–46), the University of Minnesota (1947–58), Yale (1958–63), and then the University of Pittsburgh. His works in analytic philosophy, both influential and abstruse, include Science, Perception and Reality (1963).
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