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The Resource The Nature of Explanation

The Nature of Explanation

Label
The Nature of Explanation
Title
The Nature of Explanation
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A new approach to the definition of scientific explanation. Unlike standard theories, it focuses initially on the explaining act itself, to which reference must be made in order to understand what an explanation is and how it can be evaluated in the sciences
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Achinstein, Peter
Dewey number
121
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q175
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Explanation
  • Explanation
  • Sciences - General
  • Physical Sciences & Mathematics
Label
The Nature of Explanation
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Explaining; 3. What Is an Explanation?; 4. The Evaluation of Explanations; 5. Can There Be a Model of Scientific Explanation?; 6. The Causal Relation; 7. Causal Explanation; 8. Functional Explanation; 9. The Limits of Explanation; 10. Evidence and Explanation; 11. Evidence: Additional Topics; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
437173399
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (398 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602565821
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437173399
Label
The Nature of Explanation
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Explaining; 3. What Is an Explanation?; 4. The Evaluation of Explanations; 5. Can There Be a Model of Scientific Explanation?; 6. The Causal Relation; 7. Causal Explanation; 8. Functional Explanation; 9. The Limits of Explanation; 10. Evidence and Explanation; 11. Evidence: Additional Topics; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
437173399
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (398 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602565821
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437173399

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