Some aspects of explanation in boškovič

Bo kovi 's explanatory procedure and his concept of explanation represents a certain departure from Newton's causal theory and his theory of explanation. Apart from particular elements of causal explanation, Bo kovi developed an alternative, non-causal explanatory strategy. In this paper two different elements of this strategy are discussed: the micro-reductive explanatory strategy based on Bo kovi 's idea of determination, and a type of explanation of a theory by means of a more general law, through a thought-experiment. In addition, an outline of the proposed 'argument theory' of explanation in his mature period is made. These aspects are considered with respect to the realist and anti-realist elements in Bo kovi 's epistemology
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DOI 10.1080/02698599508573507
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