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Titel: Explanation (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Einband: Soft cover
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Explanation in Science and History, Carl G. Hempel Aspects of Scientific Explanation, Carl G. Hempel Hempel's Ambiguity, J. Alberto Coffa Scientific Explanation and the Causal Structure of the World, Wesley C. Salmon Towards an Aristotelian Theory of Scientific Explanation, B. Brody On an Aristotelian Model of Scientific Explanation, Timothy McCarthy Can There Be a Model of Explanation?, Peter Achinstein Probability, Explanation, and Information, Peter Railton Causal Explanation, David Lewis Contrastive Explanation, Peter Lipton Explanatory Realism, Causal Realism, and Explanatory Exclusion, Jaegwon Kim A Theory of Singular Causal Explanation, James Woodward The Pragmatics of Explanation, Bas C. van Fraassen van Fraassen on Explanation, Philip Kitcher and Wesley C. Salmon The Pragmatic Character of Explanation, Peter Achinstein Explaining and Explanation, Robert J. Matthews. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0198751303
Inhaltsangabe: The aim of this series is to bring together important recent writings in major areas of philosophical inquiry, selected from a variety of sources, mostly periodicals, which may not be conveniently available to the university student or the general reader. The editor of each volume contributes an introductory essay on the items chosen and on the questions with which they deal. A selective bibliography is appended as a guide to further reading. This volume presents a selection of the most important recent writings on the nature of explanation. It covers a broad range of topics from the philosophy of science to the central philosophical terrain of the theory of knowledge. The distinguished contributors include Peter Achinstein, Wesley C. Salmon, Carl G. Hempel, Philip Kitcher, Bas C. van Fraassen, Jaegwon Kim, B. Brody, Timothy McCarthy, Peter Railton, David Lewis, Peter Lipton, James Woodward, and Robert J. Matthews.
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