This paper begins the work necessary to elaborate and defend the claim I made in my book, Wilfrid Sellars, that the notion of practical reality is a significant addition to our conceptual arsenal and deserves to be taken seriously in thinking about what it means to be a realist in a naturalistic context. Among other things, this calls for a renewed consideration of Sellars’ treatment of causation and the laws of nature, and it moves us decisively toward a more thorough pragmatism.