International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 9 (1):73 – 84 (1995)
|Abstract||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: (i) the micro-reductive explanatory strategy based on Bo kovi 's idea of determination, and (ii) 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 (iii) '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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