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Explanation and its limits, edited by Dudley Knowles

Label
Explanation and its limits
Title
Explanation and its limits
Statement of responsibility
edited by Dudley Knowles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Philosophy (London, England)
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1989
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  • Knowles, Dudley
  • Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference on Explanation and its Limits
Series statement
Royal Institute of Philosophy lectures
Series volume
v. 27
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  • Science
  • Explanation
Label
Explanation and its limits, edited by Dudley Knowles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • On cover: Royal Institute of Philosophy supplement, 27
  • "The papers collected in this volume were delivered at the Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference on Explanation and its Limits in September 1989 at the University of Glasgow."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Truth and teleology / David Papineau -- Functional support for anomalous monism / Jim Edwards -- Explanation in biology / John Maynard Smith -- Let's razor Ockhams's razor / Elliott Sober -- Singular explanation and the social sciences / David-Hillel Ruben -- Explanation and understanding in social science / John Skorupski -- Explanation / Michael Redhead -- Explanation in physical theory / Peter Clark -- The limits of explanation / Richard Swinburne -- Limited explanations / Stephen R.L. Clark -- Supervenience and singular causal claims / James Woodward -- Contrastive explanations / Peter Lipton -- How to put questions to nature / Matti Sintonen -- Explanation and scientific realism / Philip Gasper -- How do scientific explanations explain? / Joyce Kinoshita
Control code
23384224
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 318 pages
Isbn
9780521395984
Lccn
90037622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1358048
Label
Explanation and its limits, edited by Dudley Knowles
Publication
Note
  • On cover: Royal Institute of Philosophy supplement, 27
  • "The papers collected in this volume were delivered at the Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference on Explanation and its Limits in September 1989 at the University of Glasgow."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Truth and teleology / David Papineau -- Functional support for anomalous monism / Jim Edwards -- Explanation in biology / John Maynard Smith -- Let's razor Ockhams's razor / Elliott Sober -- Singular explanation and the social sciences / David-Hillel Ruben -- Explanation and understanding in social science / John Skorupski -- Explanation / Michael Redhead -- Explanation in physical theory / Peter Clark -- The limits of explanation / Richard Swinburne -- Limited explanations / Stephen R.L. Clark -- Supervenience and singular causal claims / James Woodward -- Contrastive explanations / Peter Lipton -- How to put questions to nature / Matti Sintonen -- Explanation and scientific realism / Philip Gasper -- How do scientific explanations explain? / Joyce Kinoshita
Control code
23384224
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 318 pages
Isbn
9780521395984
Lccn
90037622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1358048

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