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  1. Scientific Explanation and Trade-Offs Between Explanatory Virtues.Alirio Rosales & Adam Morton - 2021 - Foundations of Science 26 (4):1075-1087.
    “Explanation” refers to a wide range of activities, with a family resemblance between them. Most satisfactory explanations in a discipline for a domain fail to satisfy some general desiderata, while fulfilling others. This can happen in various ways. Why? An idealizing response would be to say that in real science explanations fall short along some dimensions, so that for any explanatory failure there is a conceivable improvement that addresses its shortcomings. The improvement may be more accurate causally or possess more (...)
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