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The Resource Theories of explanation, edited by Joseph C. Pitt

Theories of explanation, edited by Joseph C. Pitt

Label
Theories of explanation
Title
Theories of explanation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph C. Pitt
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the publication of Carl Hempel and Paul Oppenheim's ground-breaking work ""Studies in the Logic of Explanation, "" the theory of explanation has remained a major topic in the philosophy of science. This valuable collection provides readers with the opportunity to study some of the classicessays on the theory of explanation along with the best examples of the most recent work being done on the topic. In addition to the original Hempel and Oppenheim paper, the volume includes Scriven's critical reaction to it, Wilfrid Sellars's discussion of the problem of theoretical explanation, andpiece
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
501
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.T485 1988eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Pitt, Joseph C
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  • Science
  • Explanation
  • Explanation
  • Science
  • Verklaringen
  • Verstehende Methode
  • Causale modellen
  • Wetenschapsfilosofie
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Wissenschaftstheorie
  • Sciences
Label
Theories of explanation, edited by Joseph C. Pitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Studies in the Logic of Explanation; 3. Explanations, Predictions, and Laws; 4. Statistical Explanation and Causality; 5. A Deductive-Nomological Model of Probabilistic Explanation; 6. The Pragmatic Theory of Explanation; 7. Theoretical Explanation; 8. Explanatory Unification; 9. Explanation and Scientific Understanding; 10. The Illocutionary Theory of Explanation
Control code
252699455
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (222 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611346683
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252699455
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Theories of explanation, edited by Joseph C. Pitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Studies in the Logic of Explanation; 3. Explanations, Predictions, and Laws; 4. Statistical Explanation and Causality; 5. A Deductive-Nomological Model of Probabilistic Explanation; 6. The Pragmatic Theory of Explanation; 7. Theoretical Explanation; 8. Explanatory Unification; 9. Explanation and Scientific Understanding; 10. The Illocutionary Theory of Explanation
Control code
252699455
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (222 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611346683
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252699455
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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