Sufficient Reason and Reason Enough

Foundations of Science 21 (3):455-460 (2016)
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Gustavo E. Romero
Universidad Nacional de La Plata
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I offer an analysis of the Principle of Sufficient Reason and its relevancy for the scientific endeavour. I submit that the world is not, and cannot be, rational—only some brained beings are. The Principle of Sufficient Reason is not a necessary truth nor a physical law. It is just a guiding metanomological hypothesis justified a posteriori by its success in helping us to unveil the mechanisms that operate in Nature.
Keywords Ontology  Physics  Explanation  Causality
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DOI 10.1007/s10699-015-9418-y
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